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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. 499.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18957|
• excavation number: As. 33:191
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.2 x 2.2
• material: limestone
• date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2500 - 2350 BC)
God in boat whose human-shaped horned prow uses punting pole. Scorpion-man (head lost) in front of god; in field, Anzu (lion-headed eagle) holding goat in one claw and lion crossing bull in the other; plow, lion, and inverted goat below.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:38
created: April 20, 2004
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