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Object Number: B16744A
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis
Shell
Iconography:Shell
Height: 1.1cm
Length: 6.4cm
Width: 4.2cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10436 - Field No SF

Description

Shell Shaped
CBS Register: VI Season. semi-circular silver cosmetic box with ingraved shell lid. backround of lapis. lion devouring a ram.


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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 152View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 114View Objects cited in this Publication

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