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  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Sculpture of the Third Millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafajah. Oriental Institute Publications 44. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 14.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM19754


excavation number: As. 33:448


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 41

material: stone (gypsum stone)

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
statue; male, bearded, long hair, bare-chested, wearing flounced skirt, hands folded; eyes inlaid with shell, hair painted with bitumen

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:12
created: May 6, 2003
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