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Sherd

Handle

Object Number:31-17-351A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Locus: Found 7 to 7 1/2 m. below brick pavement dated ca. 3100 B.C. in the prehistoric settlement. P.G. N.W.
Period: Prehistoric
Date Made: c. 3100 BC
Early Date: -3150
Late Date: -3050
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Length: 12 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Thickness: 2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.12776 - Field No SF

Description

Includes painted pottery; obsidian chips and obsidian vase; 3 clay copies of shell bugle beads; seal impressions on clay jar sealings; animal figure; handles; sickle. 2014 Description: The top half of a handle made of three coils attached side by side. The ceramic body is pale orange.

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