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Object Number:31-17-8
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Period: Early Old Babylonian Period
Date Made: 2000-1900 BCE
Early Date: -2000
Late Date: -1900
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Copper
Iconography:Human
Basket
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Height: 32.5 cm
Width: 10 cm
Depth: 5.9 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.15065 - Field No SF
P431793, P270045 - CDLI Number
UM 31-17-008 - Other Number

Description

Copper foundation figure: Basket carrier. Inscription engraved on skirt. From the Enki temple built by Rim-Sin in 1822 - 1763 B.C. at Ur. Royal/Monumental text. (CDLI Composite: Q002154). See CDLI for transliteration info.

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