The Penn Museum is temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19. Learn more.
logo

Whetstone

Object Number:31-17-352N
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: c. 3100 BC
Early Date: -3150
Late Date: -3050
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
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.

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org