From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 35-1-664
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PJ. Stratum SIS 6 (?) 4-5 (?)
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta

UE III: squatting monkey, with head in profile, and widespread legs and arms. With the left he catches a scorpion by the tail and with the right a flying bird. cf, the woman squatting between two scorpions. four fragments. Clay sealing. Baked and shellacked post-excavation. Fragment with seal impressions. Accidentally burnt.

Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1935
Other Number U.20083i - Field No SF | UE III: 42 - Other Number

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