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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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clay -- terracotta


clay -- figurine -- animals -- lion
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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 171b.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM50920


excavation number: -


provenience: Aqr Quf (Dur Kurigalzu)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 7; length: 13

material: clay (baked)

date: (ca. 1300 BC)

description:
lion figurine, terracotta; face cerfully sculpted, decorated with hatching that imitates hair; three legs missing, right front leg preserved except for paw

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:28
created: May 6, 2003
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