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Western Asiatic Antiquities
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


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.
AAC34354. Carved gray-green steatite bowl, Choice, 5.5 cm (2 1/8") tall, exterior rim diameter 9.4 cm (3 5/8"); cylindrical walls gently expanding from a flat base to a rimless mouth, ornamented with incised parallel horizontal lines covering sides completely; complete, intact, scratches; SOLD


Sumerian (Uruk?), Limestone Cup Ornamented with Animals, Jemdet Nasr Period, 4th Millennium B.C.

|Vessels| |&| |Tableware|, |Sumerian| |(Uruk?),| |Limestone| |Cup| |Ornamented| |with| |Animals,| |Jemdet| |Nasr| |Period,| |4th| |Millennium| |B.C.|
AAA31037. height 7 cm (2 5/8"), rim diameter 6 cm (2 3/8"); The Louvre Near Eastern Antiqities, Ur Excavations Volume 4 The early periods (nearly identical), Collectible condition, two lion's attacking two bulls, high relief, one small piece re-attached, chips from rim; SOLD







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REFERENCES|

Buchanan, B. Ancient Near Eastern Seals in the Yale Babylonian Collection. (New Haven, 1981).
Carboni, S. Glass from Islamic Lands: The Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait National Museum. (New York, 2001).
Deshayes J. Les outils de bronze, de L'indus au Danube (IVe au IIe Millenaire). (Paris, 1960).
Moorey, P. Ancient Bronzes from Luristan. British Museum. (London, 1974).
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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