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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. 757.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM18969|
• excavation number: As. 33:600
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
1.9 x 1.4
• material: hematite
• date: Early Dynastic (ca. 2900 - 2400 BC)
Transverse design; nude bearded figure holding two gatepost symbols; scorpion within open cartouche.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:26:57
created: March 22, 2005
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