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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. 602.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18960|
• excavation number: As. 33:521
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3 x 1.7
• material: hematite
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Two nude girdled deities destroy bird of prey which is damaging tree; right-hand god wears horned crown and holds mace; other god erased a good deal through wear, his weapon not clear; nude girdled figure subjects bull-man.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:08
created: November 22, 2004
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