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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. 708.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: As. 30:123
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
• material: gray stone
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2300 - 2200 BC)
Chipped and very worn; seated god extending palm leaves to god standing before him; third god, behind setated figure, holding perhaps a bunch of dates; all three wear horned crowns; two palm trees.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:39
created: February 15, 2005
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