University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 35-1-43
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: JNG 272
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Height: 3.5cm
Length: 14.5cm
Width: 5.5cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1935
Other NumberU.19744 - Field No SF

Description

Alabaster. In form of hedgehog.
UE IV: lamp, alabaster, Type JN.64. The outer surface is covered with knobs made by grooves deeply cut at right angles; at the handle end is an oryx head in relief


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

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