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Object Number: B17186
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 7.5cm
Width: 14cm
Outside Diameter:13cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10966 - Field No SF


Top half of large cosmentic shell. Bottom half is B17185
CBS Register: cockle shell. large size. containing green paint. There is a chance that 10966 is written over 10965. Or vice versa

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 145View Objects cited in this Publication

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