From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B17216
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Period Isin-Larsa
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta | Shell
Iconography Owl?

CBS Register: mud base with central hole and two cowrie shell inlaid on one side (owl face?)

owl's head of unbaked clay, hollowed at the top as if to serve as a vase-stand, the beak pinched up and cowrie shells inset as eyes.

Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number U.7587 - Field No SF

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