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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects
- 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. 62c.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM19774|
• excavation number: As. 33:307
• provenience: Tell Asmar
• dimension(s) (in cm):
• material: Limestone, with bitumen inlays.
• date: Early Dynastic III (ca. 2400 BC)
Female head. Strip of mother-of-pearl in parting of hair; eyes lost. Bitumen on fringe of hair; hair at back of head modeled in bitumen
• status: unknown
revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:52
created: August 28, 2004
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