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stone -- stamp seal -- worn / indistinct design


stone -- bead


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  • bibliography and image source: Gibson, McGuire: (unpublished). Chicago: Umm al-Hafriyat Expedition,
  • copyright for image:  Oriental Institute
• museum number: IM83065


excavation number: UmH117


provenience: Umm al-Hafriyat

dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 2.8 cm, width: 2.4 cm, Height: 1.1 cm

material: limestone with calcite veins

date: -

description:
Plano-convex shaped gray stone bead. On the flat face a number of holes have been cut (this may be a stamp seal). The bead is chipped and worn.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:18:01
created: March 3, 2005
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