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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. 729.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18975|
• excavation number: As. 33:385
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2 x .9
• material: lapis lazuli
• date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)
Two standing figures, possibly king facing suppliant ("Lamma") goddess, both apparently wearing kilts under open cloaks; star-and-crescent symbol and libra in field; inscription.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:47
created: February 15, 2005
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