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Sealing

Object Number:33-35-339
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG. Pit W. SIS 4-5
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1933
Other Number:U.18404 - Field No SF
UE III: 350 - Other Number
726 - Other Number

Description

UE III: elaborate reed hut showing, besides the panelled door, more details of the arched roof made of bundles of reed-covered with reed matting. A spread eagle suggests a shrine, in front of which is deposited the hind quarter of a bull. A nude man, one hand up, is half kneeling before a second door. Behind him is seen a second animal quarter. Clay sealing. Baked and shellacked post-excavation. Fragment impressed with apparent milking scenes and round-topped huts.

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