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stone -- cylinder seal -- banquet


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region. Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 322.
  • copyright for image:  University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15445


excavation number: Kh. III 1237


provenience: Khafaje

dimension(s) (in cm):
2 x 1

material: white stone

date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2500 - 2350 BC)

description:
Two kilted figures sitting face to face, each with attendant; vase(?) between attendants.

status: feared to be stolen




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:40
created: October 14, 2003
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