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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- Tishpak


stone -- cylinder seal -- mythological creature -- snake dragon


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene
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modern impression(2)



modern impression(1)
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 693.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14657


excavation number: As. 31:24


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
About 3.4 x 1.7

material: gray stone

date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)

description:
Seated goddess holding plant faces Tishpak on his dragon; altar between them; crescent in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:34
created: January 27, 2005
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