Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16228
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area Site EH, loose in soil.
Period Akkadian
Date Made 2350-2150 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Marble (Stone) | Shell | Lapis Lazuli
Iconography Female Head | Ningal

Female Head. Ningal

UE IV: Female head, alabaster, broken off at the neck; nose and lower part of face damaged; the eyes inlaid.

CBS Register: marble head of a woman, the eyes inlaid with shell and lapis lazuli. Found near the ruins of a temple built by Dungi.

Height 9.5 cm
Width 8 cm
Depth 8.5 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.6782 - Field No SF | P270070 - CDLI Number

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