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Imperial Akkadian, Phase III : Impression of seal of Sharkalisharri, c. 2389-2353 BC

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Title: Imperial Akkadian, Phase III : Impression of seal of Sharkalisharri, c. 2389-2353 BC
Author(s): Parrot, Andre
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;seals;book scan
Description: A single theme is treated, but twice. Gilgamesh the Sumerian hero, is holding a vase while a buffalo drinks. Both man and animal are treated with a vigour and forcefulness that emphasise their volume. -- De Cleroq Collection.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201465
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4169

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