Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries
From: Iraq | Ur
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Middle East Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||Iraq | Ur|
|Archaeology Area||PG 800|
|Period||Early Dynastic IIIB|
|Date Made||2500-2340 BCE|
CBS Register: VI Season. Lapis cylinder seal of A bar gi. found against the wooden chest in the grave of Queen Shubad (Puabi).
UE II: Cylinder seal, lapis-lazuli. Inscription A-BAR-GI. Found with beads and other small objects against the end of the "wardrobe" box.
Woolley reported that this double-register banquet scene was found against the end of the “wardrobe box” in the fill above the floor. This cylinder seals differs from B16728 in two aspects: here both male and female participants are depicted, and there is no musical performance. A personal name read in Sumerian as A-bara-ge is inscribed in three vertically arranged cuneiform signs to the side of the scene in the upper register.
|Outside Diameter||2.6 cm|
|Credit Line||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number||U.10448a - Field No SF | P270168 - CDLI Number|
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