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Vessel Stand

Pedestal

Object Number:B17246
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 348
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.9239 - Field No SF

Description

plaster cast of ceramic original

height and width are incomplete

CBS Register: field number is a little messy and unclear. limestone offering table. not decorated. foot diameter 265 mm . Upper tray diam. 455 mm. Height. 432 mm. PG 348 2014 Description: Stone offering table. The top of the table is circular and is concave in the middle with a rounded upturned rim. The base of the table is cylindrical with a concave sides and a flared out base. The center of the bottom has been partially hallowed out. The surface of the stone has been covered with a plaster layer followed by a paint layer. The paint has a tan under layer with a dark brown overcoat. It is unclear how much of the surface is original.

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