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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- sculpture -- human -- male -- sitting
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 87.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM55204


excavation number: -


provenience: Tello ?

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: ca. 39

material: stone (dark grey)

date: -

description:
statuette of seated male; bald head, bare-chested, wearing flounded skirt, bare feet; caption on shoulder identifies him as Dudu, scribe; dedicated to God Ningirsu

status: Listed on Interpol's "top 30 missing objects" list, but according to Dr. Donny George accounted for in Iraq Museum




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:22
created: May 6, 2003
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