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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. 551.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18971|
• excavation number: As. 33:193
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.1 x 1.5
• material: shell
• date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2500 - 2350 BC)
Upper register: god in boat followed by figure; quadruped, drill holes, and indistinct objects; lower register: building of ziggurat; enthroned horned deity appraising brick; two figures adding to three-story structure, two others bringing material.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:25:54
created: October 24, 2004
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