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Object Number:B16744A
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Lapis
Shell
Iconography:Shell
Height: 1.1 cm
Length: 6.4 cm
Width: 4.2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10436 - Field No SF

Description

Shell Shaped CBS Register: VI Season. semi-circular silver cosmetic box with ingraved shell lid. backround of lapis. lion devouring a ram.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 66View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 152View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 114View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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