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Sealing

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

Description

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.

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