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

Description

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

Bibliography:

[Book] de Schauensee, Maude. 2002. Two Lyres from Ur. 125.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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