From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-43-265
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area UE VI: Dungi's mausoleum, room 3
Section Near Eastern
Materials Basalt

UE VI: one of a set of 3 stone pounders, and a number of natural pebbles of hard stone; several of them have been used for hammering gold, of which traces remain on the pounding face. Most of them are discolored and split y fire, owing to the burning of the building.

Length 7.5 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number U.16268B - Field No SF

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