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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. 921.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: Is. 34:74
• provenience: Ishchali
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2 x 1
• material: black stone
• date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)
Worshipper before Adad, who holds forked lightning and stands with one foot on mountain; indistinct figure with flounced robe and pointed cap may represent minor goddess; libra, snake, sun-and-crescent standard, and sign for "god" in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:27:55
created: May 28, 2005
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