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Statuette

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Object Number:
B16228
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
Site EH, loose in soil.
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Shell
Lapis Lazuli
Iconography:
Female Head
Ningal
Description:
Female Head. Ningal
UE IV: Female head, alabaster, broken off at the neck; nose and lower part of face damaged; the eyes inlaid.
CBS Register: marble head of a woman, the eyes inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli. Found near the ruins of a temple built by Dungi.
Height:
9.5cm
Width:
8cm
Depth:
8.5cm
Other Number:
U.6782   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.
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[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty. VI.
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[Book] Kawami, Trudy S. & Olbrantz, John. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. : Page/Fig./Plate: 86/4
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