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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. 772.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM27217|
• excavation number: As. 35:72
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.1 x 1.1
• material: gray stone
• date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)
Two figures in long robes, each with one hand uplifted, flanking kilted figure; crescent and two indeterminable objects in field; inscription: "(God) Shamash!"
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:02
created: March 22, 2005
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