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Cosmetic Shell

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Object Number:31-17-179B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: T 0097
Locus: T. 0097
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Shell
Pigment
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931

Description

shell type Glycymeris

David Reese identified the shell as a Laevicardium

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition

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