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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. 426.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM48445|
• excavation number: Kh. VIII 226
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.3 x 1
• material: hematite
• date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)
One standing and one kneeling worshipper facing sun-god with one foot on mountain and holding staff with seven globes; nude hero from whose hands fall streams rendered by dots; staff with nine globes, rosette, libra, and indefinable object in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:13
created: March 5, 2004
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