Foundation Figure


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Babylonian

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Object Number CBS16218
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Period Ur III
Date Made 2100-2000 BCE
Section Babylonian
Materials Copper (uncertain) | Bronze (uncertain) | Copper Alloy
Iconography Human | Basket
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

Foundation Figure

CBS Register: copper figure of the basket carrer. inscribed from below corner of palace (?) built by ur Nammu and Shulgi.

Height 26 cm
Width 8.75 cm
Depth 5.1 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.6968a - Field No SF | P269954 - CDLI Number | B16218 - Old Museum Number | CBS 16218 - Other Number | 0435 - Cast Number

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