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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. 321.
- copyright for image:
University of Chicago
• museum number: IM42558|
• excavation number: Kh. IX 132
• provenience: Khafaje
• dimension(s) (in cm):
3.4 x 2.5
• material: alabaster
• date: Early Dynastic II -
Antithetic group composed of ruminant attacked by two lions, the one on the right restrained by nude figure, the one on the left by figure with tucked-in kilt; scorpion in field.
• status: feared to be stolen
revised: April 14, 2008 10:24:40
created: October 14, 2003
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