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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- bibliography and image source:
Frankfort, Henri: Stratified Cylinder Seals from the Diyala Region.
Oriental Institute Publications 72. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, no. 346.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM24388|
• excavation number: Kh. V 15
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.3 x 2.1
• material: white stone
• date: Early Dynastic (ca. 2900 - 2400 BC)
Bearded long-haired kilted figure between two nude clean-shaven figures, all three standing in boat and using punting poles; possibly an eagle above animal and crouching nude human figure outside boat; dagger in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:47
created: October 14, 2003
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