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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. 752.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: As. 34:1
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.2 x 1.3
• material: black stone
• date: Isin-Larsa (ca. 2000 - 1800 BC)
Worshiper accompanied by interceding goddess before figure holding cup and seated on throne covered with flounced rug; crescent in field; inscription: "ishar-kubum, scribe, son of Nur-beli."
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:53
created: March 22, 2005
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