Disc of Enheduanna


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Title Disc of Enheduanna
Object Number B16665
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
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
Section Near Eastern
Materials Limestone | Calcite
Iconography Woman | Enheduanna

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

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

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