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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Antiquities| > |Near East Antiquities| > |Western Asiatic Antiquities| > AC34353
Sumerian, Sumer (Mesopotamia), Diyala Region, Carved Stone Bowl, Pre-Sargonid - Early Dynastic, 3000 - 2500 B.C.
|Western| |Asiatic| |Antiquities|, |Sumerian,| |Sumer| |(Mesopotamia),| |Diyala| |Region,| |Carved| |Stone| |Bowl,| |Pre-Sargonid| |-| |Early| |Dynastic,| |3000| |-| |2500| |B.C.|, Carved steatite vessels with geometric motifs were used in the temple of Sin in the Diyala region and the temple of Inanna in Kerman.
AC34353. Carved gray-green steatite bowl, Choice, 4.0 cm (1 5/8") tall, exterior rim diameter 9.4 cm (3 3/4"); cylindrical straight walls from a flat base to a rimless mouth, sides covered with a incised linear semi-circle water-waves pattern ornamentation, two horizontal lines at base; very rare; SOLD










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Muscarella, O.W. Bronze and Iron, Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (New York, 1988).

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