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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- goats?


shell -- cylinder seal -- animals -- lion


shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- animal combat


shell -- cylinder seal -- combat -- male versus animal
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side view



modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM76129


excavation number: 11N172


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Height: 4.1 cm, Diam: 2.65 cm

material: shell

date: Early Dynastic II - III (ca. 2600 - 2400 BC)

description:
Combat scene with male figure, two lions, and horned animal (goat?).

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:42
created: February 25, 2006
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