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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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stone -- cylinder seal -- architecture -- temple

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stone -- cylinder seal -- cultic scene -- procession

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stone -- cylinder seal -- boat scenes


modern impression
  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fόnf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. Mόnchen: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 17b.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: -


• excavation number: -


• provenience: Tell Billa

• dimension(s) (in cm):
measurement of seal: height: 4.2; diam:

• material: stone (diorite)

• date: ca. 3000 BC

• description:
cylinder seal; seal design (see modern impression) shows a boat trip and a cultic scene before a building facade, both involving three people

• status: unknown




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revised: August 3, 2005 12:22:18
created: May 6, 2003
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