University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16226
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
Height: 3.6cm
Outside Diameter:5.8cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other NumberU.7140a - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: steatite cup, decorated with 3 scorpions in relief. From a house site at Ur. Partly restored.
UE IV, fragment of a bowl of dark steatite having on the outside a row of scorpions carved in low relief. Found above the Larsa houses of EM group, U.7145. published as B16657


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 263View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 24View Objects cited in this Publication

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