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Object Number:30-12-253
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 1237
Locus: PG 1237
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number:U.12355 - Field No SF
B17972 - Old Museum Number


CBS Register: silver harp, boat shaped, decorated with silver stag in round, amid copper plants.

Woolley field notes: "Harp of silver throughout [;] the body is boat-shaped and the front upright is supported by a silver statue of a stag 070 high, its forefeet resting in the crook of a long-stemmed arrow-leafed plant which rises up on each side of the head (this is copper).

3 samples found in Sam Nash's cabinets and dessicators.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] de Schauensee, Maude. 2002. Two Lyres from Ur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pg. 125 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Polin, Claire C. 07 Apr 1954. Gifts of Jubal: Musical Instruments from the Ancient East.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate VIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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