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Object Number:B17087
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 871, in filling above the floor
Period: Ur II
Date Made: ca. 2700 BCE
Early Date: -2750
Late Date: -2650
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 3.3 cm
Length: 15 cm
Depth: 8.5 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10746 - Field No SF
B16919 - Other Number
0406 - Cast Number


CBS Register: Part of Contents of an unusally rich grave of the Sargonid period (c. 2700 BC) PG 871. B16919 - B16925; also three copper vessels U.10759-61. Calcite lamp. shell shaped, decorated with a human headed bull in relief.

CBS Register: Season VI. U.10746 (crossed out in pencil with a question mark). alabaster lamp (?) decorated with a human headed, beared bull. [CBS.16919 = same lamp]

[CBS Register: B16919: Calcite lamp, shell shaped, decorated with a human headed bull in relief. Same, under CBS17087]

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 118View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 68-69/Figure 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Woolley, Charles L. 1928. "The Royal Tombs of Ur of the Chaldees". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 19. no. 1. pg. 4-34 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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