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Foundation Tablet and Statuette [Object of the Day #76]


  Found in a baked brick box beneath the foundation of the Temple of Enki, at Ur. This statuette and tablet were inside one, of many, baked brick boxes found in the foundations of sites around southern Mesopotamia. They are one of the few that have been well-documented in an archeological context. The objects are […]

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Beneath the Surface at the Penn Museum