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Object Number: 37-15-31
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
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: 30cm
Width: 12.9cm
Thickness: 12.4cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other NumberKH 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:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)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

Bibliography:

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

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