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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. 28b.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM20083


excavation number: Kh. IV 269


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 32 (to bottom of kilt)

material: Black stone with small white crystals

date: Early Dynastic II (ca. 2600 BC)

description:
Standing male figure with plait wound round head; feet lost. One eyeball of shell; pupil lost; the other eye restored.

status: unknown




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