Hair Comb


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-12-436
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG 1237 | Old Body #67, New Body #9
Locus PG 1237/67
Period Early Dynastic III
Date Made 2600-2450 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Shell | Gold | Silver | Ivory

CBS Register: U.12425 [the 5 is crossed out in pencil for a 3, so it now reads U.12423] Silver comb. Three inlaid flowers. Gold, white petals. Height 275 mm. PG 1237. Body 69 [69 is crossed out in pencil and now reads 67]

Length 28.8 cm
Width 22.8 cm
Thickness 3 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number U.12423 D - Field No SF | B18155 - Old Museum Number

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