Open Tues–Sun, 10 am – 5 pm


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


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.


[Book] Woolley, Charles L. Ur Excavations: The building of the Third Dynasty.. Published for the Trustees of the Two Museums by the Oxford University Press. Vol. VI.View Objects related to this reference

You may also be interested in these objects:

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.