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Jar Stopper

Object Number:31-17-352Q
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG NW
Locus: Found 7 1/2 to 8 m. below brick pavement dated ca. 3100 B.C. in the prehistoric settlement. P.G. N.W.
Period: Prehistoric
Date Made: ca. 3100 BC
Early Date: -3150
Late Date: -3050
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Clay
Length: 6.2 cm
Outside Diameter:2.5 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.12778 - Field No SF

Description

Includes decorated pottery; clay animal; seal impressions on clay jar stoppers; clay copies of shell bugle beads; bone tubular bead; copper needle, ect. 2014 Description: Conical jar stopper with a hollow cylindrical shaft. The ceramic is orange.

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