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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. 895.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM31406|
• excavation number: Ag. 36:446
• provenience: Tell Agrab
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.9 x 2.1
• material: shell
• date: Early Dynastic (ca. 2900 - 2400 BC)
Upper register: god in boat preceded and followed by quadrupeds; plow and drill holes in field; lower register: seated horned god holding plant or ear of grain watches five kilted men adding material to triangular structure, probably a ziggurat.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:44
created: May 25, 2005
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