|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Archaeology Area:||Ziggurat NW 1931 under floor of Archaic I courtyard; UE IV: Ziggurat terrace, 1st Dynasty level | UE X: First Dynasty Court, NW of the ziggurat|
|Date Made:||3999-3000 BC|
|Credit Line:||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1932|
|Other Number||U.17835a - Field No SF|
UE X: 22 - Other Number
white. profile of lion's head with design drill cut on back. pierced.
UE IV: one of two zoomorphic seals of white calcite (originally painted red) in the form of lion's heads; pierced for suspension; the under side crudely engraved (mostly with the drill-point) with animal figures. the other is in Baghdad, B.11109.
UE X: dots and lines representing animals and jars (?) on the flat base of a seal carved in the likeness of a lion's head on the convex side. The semi-round relief is pierced vertically. White calcite seal originally painted red.
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