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Object Number:B16226
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
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

Description

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]


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 263View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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