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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- female


stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- snake god


stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- Lamma goddess


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


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM56035


excavation number: 2N524


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.0 cm, Diam: 0.9 cm

material: lapis lazuli

date: Ur III to Isin-Larsa (ca. 2100 - 1800 BC)

description:
presentation scene: bald male figure is introduced to seated goddess by Lamma goddess.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:12
created: June 20, 2005
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