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stone -- cylinder seal -- gods -- presentation scene


stone -- cylinder seal -- animals -- scorpion
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modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Nippur Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM76131


excavation number: 11N179


provenience: Nippur

dimension(s) (in cm):
Height: 3.5 cm, Diam: 2.2. cm

material: black stone, speckled

date: Akkadian (ca. 2250 BC)

description:
Presentation scene: three gods, standing, facing seated gods. Behind seated god scorpion.

status: stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:43
created: February 25, 2006
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