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stone -- cylinder seal -- mythological creature -- demon


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat


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. 776.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27347


excavation number: As. 35:16


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
2.3 x 1

material: green stone

date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)

description:
Indistinct figure full face; male figure; lion-headed demon lifting dagger; various indistinct objects in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:04
created: March 23, 2005
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