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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 61a.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM19653


excavation number: Kh. IV 303


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 40

material: stone

date: (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
statue; female, wearing elaborate, flounced garment leaving one shoulder bare; hands folded; eyes originally inlaid, standing on flat base; standing on base, feet are reliefed against back panel (not free-standing)

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:17
created: May 6, 2003
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