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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. 34.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: -|
• excavation number: Kh. VII 256
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
4.1 x 3.5
• material: gray limestone
• date: Jemdet Nasr (ca. 3000 - 2800 BC)
tailless lion or bear standing erect behind tree; two goats feeding at other side of tree; another tree, with bird in branches, behind monster; three-towered building with door at left side; watercourse along bottom of scene.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:23:03
created: September 29, 2003
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