| what is new | announcements | public programs
| website information & statistics | copyrights & permissions | comments |

| website navigational aid

Oriental Institute

Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us
View Objects by:

Materials

Principal Object Types

Alphabetical Index of Categories

Iraq Museum Numbers

Provenience / Excavation Numbers

Publication / Source

Selected Category:


seal + modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Martin, Harriet, and J. Moon and J.N. Postgate: Graves 1-99. Abu Salabikh Excavations Vol. 2. London: British School of Archaeology in Iraq, Pl. XXXI b.
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: IM78858


excavation number: AbS468


provenience: Abu Salabikh

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 2.2; diam.: 1.35

material: marbly limestone

date: -

description:
Bearded bullman flanked by rampant bulls with their heads turned back to lions who threaten them from behind. Open space above parallel horizontal lines: scorpion(?) or floral filling motif below.

status: feared to be stolen




Lost Treasures Homepage
Iraq Museum Database Homepage Site Photos IraqCrisis Mailing List
Contact us




revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:29
created: April 26, 2004
Copyright 2005 Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/dbfiles/objects/2127.htm