University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 30-12-696
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: Ur - PG 1332
Locus: PG 1332
Section:Near Eastern
Mollusk Shell
Height: 11cm
Length: 12cm
Width: 13cm
Depth: 8cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other NumberU.12435 - Field No SF


Copper. From a harp. Calf's Head Attach.
Note on card from storage: Also a bitumwn core from inside the calf's head.
See 30-12-484 : inlay from collar.

[MASCA testing prove this is bronze, not copper. The eyes are conus and lapis]

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 58View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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