front view (close-up)
- bibliography and image source:
Frankfort, Henri: Sculpture of the Third Millennium B.C. from Tell Asmar and Khafajah.
Oriental Institute Publications 44. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pl. 3.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM19753|
• excavation number: As. 33:444
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
• material: stone (gypsum stone)
• date: (ca. 2600 BC)
statue; male, bearded, long hair, bare-chested, wearing flounced skirt; hands folded, holding vessel; eyes inlaid (yellow paste set into bitumen), hair and beard painted with bitumen; joined to separate base of white limestone with bitumen.
• status: unknown