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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. 517.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: As. 33:103
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
About 4 x 3.5
• material: unbaked clay
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Ancient impression on clay: inscription flanked by nude hero and bull-man struggling with lion.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:42
created: April 20, 2004
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