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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal


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. 875.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27365


excavation number: Ag. 35:775


provenience: Tell Agrab

dimension(s) (in cm):
3.5 x 1.3

material: bitumen

date: Early Dynastic II -

description:
Man between two horned animals which are attacked by two crossed lions.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:38
created: May 25, 2005
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