University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16228
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Site EH, loose in soil.
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Lapis Lazuli
Iconography:Female Head
Height: 9.5cm
Width: 8cm
Depth: 8.5cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other NumberU.6782 - Field No SF


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


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

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