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Telloh (Mesilim period) : Plinth decorated in relief from Tell K, 4th-3rd millennium BC

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Title: Telloh (Mesilim period) : Plinth decorated in relief from Tell K, 4th-3rd millennium BC
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;sculpture;stone;book scan
Description: Reconstructed from several fragments. Had two round holes for attachment on. Two rows of 8 men in half-length skirts with tufted edges stride towards each other. Those on left are bearded, those on right mostly not. On right carry a spear, throwing stick etc. The scene at back, showing child (?) & 2 tall figures is an historical episode, as evidenced by names on skirts of persons involved. Too difficult to read. -- Limestone, h : 19 cm (Louvre).
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4115


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