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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- vessels


stone -- cylinder seal -- women -- squatting, working


seal + modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Martin, Harriet: (unpublished; courtesy British School of Archaeology in Iraq). .
  • copyright for image:  British School of Archaeology in Iraq
• museum number: -


excavation number: AbS2707


provenience: Abu Salabikh

dimension(s) (in cm):


material: soft greenish stone

date: (ca. 2900 BC)

description:
Complete, slightly worn, cylinder seal, perforated and oval in section. There is a sketchy design in two registers showing two 'squatting ladies' in each register, each with a large vessel. Both humans and pots are depicted by a small drilling above the larger one; the ladies also have a line indicating the arms. Jamdat Nasr style.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:30:53
created: April 30, 2004
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