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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. 27c.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM19767


excavation number: As. 33:443


provenience: Tell Asmar

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 21

material: Alabaster

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Two fragments of kneeling figure; right half of upper part missing; lower part crushed; two small copper loops at back of girdle; top edge of head piece broken; traces of repairs

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:33
created: August 24, 2004
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