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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. 957.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: Is. 34:1
• provenience: Ishchali
• dimension(s) (in cm):
2.3 x 1.4
• material: gray stone
• date: Old Babylonian (ca. 1800 - 1700 BC)
Beardless worshipper accompanied by interceding goddess before bearded figure holding cup and enthroned on dais; rampant winged dragon devouring kneeling bearded man; dragon passant, crouching monkey, tortoise, and sun-and-crescent symbol in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:28:09
created: June 1, 2005
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