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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- monkey


stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- presentation scene


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. 947.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM24423


excavation number: Is. 34:20


provenience: Ishchali

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

material: steatite

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

description:
Worshiper introduced to standing male figure holding cup, squatting monkey before him, monkey on standard behind him; star in field.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:08
created: May 30, 2005
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