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Foundation Figure

Object Number:CBS16218
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Ur III
Date Made: 2100-2000 BCE
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -2000
Materials:Copper (uncertain)
Bronze (uncertain)
Copper Alloy
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Height: 26 cm
Width: 8.75 cm
Depth: 14.75 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


Foundation Figure

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

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Woolley, Charles L. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty.. Published for the Trustees of the Two Museums by the Oxford University Press. Vol. VI. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1931. "Objects from Ur". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 2. no. 6. pg. 178-182 : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 181, pl. IIIView Objects related to this

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