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Object Number:B16665
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: K.P. Room 2, Larsa Level?; UE IV: Found in a chamber of the Larsa temple of Nin-Gal (the Gig-par-ku).
Period: Old Akkadian Period
Date Made: 2340-2200 BCE
Early Date: -2340
Late Date: -2200
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Calcite
Iconography:Woman
Enheduanna
Depth: 7 cm
Outside Diameter:25 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.6612 - Field No SF
P217330 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: calcite disc of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Kish.

UE IV: Disk of white calcite; on one side is a panel wherein is carved in relief a scene of sacrifice, on the other an inscription of Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon of Akkad

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 52View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 200View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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