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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. 619.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM15614|
• excavation number: As. 32:593
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.4 x 2
• material: black stone
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Captive bird-man brought to Ea/Enki and announced by two-faced attendent Usmu, another god following; eight-pointed star, five fishes, and standard-like motif in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:15
created: November 26, 2004
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