Iraq's Ancient Past
Early Dynastic III, c. 2500 (Royal Cemetery)
Early Dynastic III
c. 2500 BC
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.
Joint British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
|B17905 || - || Old Museum Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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