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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. 917.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: Is. 34:45
• provenience: Ishchali
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.7 x 1.4
• material: amethyst
• date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)
Interceding goddess and human head; inscription: originally two lines "Mattatum, daughter of.....", three lines later added over erasure" for her life, for the goddess Kititum, he has presented (this seal)"
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:53
created: May 26, 2005
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