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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. 403.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM42562|
• excavation number: Kh. IX 8
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.2 x 1.8
• material: alabaster
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Two worshippers, second carrying kid, stand behind god who spears collapsing antagonist with divine crown, notched circle on body, and indistinct lower part.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:05
created: February 22, 2004
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