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Sherd

Object Number:B16348
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Date Made: 2500 BC
Early Date: -2500
Late Date: -2500
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 3 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.7072 - Field No SF

Description

UE IV: stone vase, black steataite, fragment of. on the outside was a battle scene carved in relief; there remain only the lower part of the back of the kaunakes skirt and a foot of a standing figure and against this the head of a bearded warrior apparently fallen to the ground. fine work in the style of the Agade period

CBS Register: fragt of steatite vase with figure decoration in relief. head of a man, skirt, and foot of another. BC 2500

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq\'s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur\'s Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

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