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Cosmetic Shell

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Object Number:B17185
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Shell
Pigment
Height: 8.5 cm
Outside Diameter:14 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10966 - Field No SF

Description

Bottom half of large cosmetic shell. Top half of shell is B17186

CBS Register: cockle shell. large size. containing green paint.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq\'s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur\'s Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 145View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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