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Figurine

Object Number:CBS17201
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: Royal Cemetery area at 2.60 m below the surface, not connected with any grave.
Locus: found loose in cemetery
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Sheep?
Cow?
Inscription
Personal Name
Height: 5.6 cm
Length: 8.7 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.9549 - Field No SF
P270214 - CDLI Number
B17201 - Old Museum Number
CBS 17201 - Other Number

Description

Inscribed with cuneiform, indicating a personal name.

UE IV: terracotta figurine, hand modelled of a sheep (?); ears and legs broken. on one flank an inscription "Nam-(?) Overseer of Nannar."

CBS Register: Season VI. clay model of a sheep. inscribed with the name of NAM- Overseer of Nannar. Found loose in cemetery. 2.60m depth.

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

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