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Object Number:37-15-31
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A, Q 45/4, shrine
Period: Early Dynastic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Shell
Lapis
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Man
Priest
Height: 30 cm
Width: 12.9 cm
Thickness: 12.4 cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other Number:KH 8-272 - Field No SF

Description

Alabaster. Full length skirt; overall leaf pattern. Ryes shell, pupils lapis, shaven head. Conus or Strombus.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
In the Artifact Lab: Conservation in Action (08 Apr 2017 - 12 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq\'s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur\'s Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.. The University Museum. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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