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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. 416.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15433|
• excavation number: Kh. III 298
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.4 x 1.1
• material: limestone(?)
• date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2500 - 2350 BC)
Design divided horizontally by wavy band; above: seated kilted figure drinking through tube from pot, scorpion and crescent in field; below: eagle with spread wings.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:09
created: February 22, 2004
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