Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16226
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Section Near Eastern
Materials Chlorite

CBS Register: U.7140a. steatite cup, decorated with 3 scorpions in relief. From a house site at Ur. Partly restored.

UE IV, fragment of a bowl of dark steatite having on the outside a row of scorpions carved in low relief. Found above the Larsa houses of EM group, U.7145. published as B16657

[Ur field cards list U.7140 as a terracotta plaque; U.7145 as this bowl]

Height 3.6 cm
Outside Diameter 5.8 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.7145a - Field No SF | P270068 - CDLI Number

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