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Jar

Object Number:
30-12-186
Current Location:
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Locus:
Early Dynastic III, c. 2500 (Royal Cemetery)
Period:
Early Dynastic III
Date Made:
c. 2500 BC
Early Date:
-2700
Late Date:
-2300
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Ceramic
Description:
7th expedition. UE II Clay vessel type 106, Pl. 257
CBS Register: no field number. clay bottle. Neck and shoulder painted black. Incised comb marks on body.
UE II p. 388 Woolley remarks type as foreign to Ur tradition. A hard brown biscuity ware with thin walls deeply grooved or ridged. The Tabular Analysis shows that this type came from four of the Royal Tombs: 1054, 1236, 1631, 1648. None of these vessels were given field numbers, but our example undoubtedly is one of these.
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
B17905   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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