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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- bull / cattle


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


stone -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal
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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM76124


excavation number: 11N139


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.8 cm, Diam: 1.2 cm

material: white stone

date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2400 BC)

description:
Combat scene with male figure, bull, and two lions. Broken.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:41
created: February 25, 2006
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