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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- bibliography and image source:
Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien.
München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 51a.
- copyright for image:
• museum number: IM19752|
• excavation number: As. 33:446
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
• material: stone (veined gypsum); hair and beard colored with bitumen
• date: (ca. 2600 BC)
statue; male, bearded, long hair, bare-chested, wearing flounced skirt; hands folded, holding vessel; eyes inlaid (shell, black limestone), hair and beard painted with bitumen; standing on base with relief decorationon front of base antithetical group
of two reclining gazelles with plants across background; between them a bird with spread wings.
• status: unknown
revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:13
created: May 6, 2003
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