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stone -- cylinder seal -- inscription


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 735.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM14668


excavation number: As. 31:492


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
3 high

material: white limestone

date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)

description:
Unpierced seal, no seal scene. Inscription: "Bilalama, Beloved One of (the god) Tishpak, city ruler of Eshnunna: Wussum-beli, son of Lushallim, (is) his servant."

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:49
created: March 22, 2005
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