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Sherd

Object Number:31-17-352I
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG NW
Locus: Found 7 1/2 to 8 m. below brick pavement dated ca. 3100 B.C. in the prehistoric settlement. P.G. N.W.
Period: Prehistoric
Date Made: ca. 3100 BC
Early Date: -3150
Late Date: -3050
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Length: 10.6 cm
Width: 16.2 cm
Thickness: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.12778 - Field No SF

Description

Includes decorated pottery; clay animal; seal impressions on clay jar stoppers; clay copies of shell bugle beads; bone tubular bead; copper needle, ect. 2014 Description: Body sherd likely from the shoulder of a vessel and includes part of a spout (?). There are red bands on the shoulder and one around the base of the spout. There is a band of incised dots on the top of the shoulder. The ceramic is orange.

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