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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- bibliography and image source:
Gibson, McGuire (et al.): Excavations at Nippur. Twelfth Season.
Oriental Institute Communications 23. Chicago: Oriental Institute, fig. 9:1.
- copyright for image:
• museum number: IM77298|
• excavation number: 12N622?
• provenience: Nippur
• dimension(s) (in cm):
Length: 4.0 cm, Diam: 2.5 cm
• material: black stone
• date: Akkadian (ca. 2250 BC)
Combat scenes (left to right): naked hero, to right, grasps hoof and horn of rampant bull. Second naked hero grasps buffalo. Bullman grasps lion. Heroes and bullmen full-faced with curled beards. Akkadian.
• status: stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:31:46
created: May 10, 2006
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