University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:31-43-265
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
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

Description

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Woolley, C. Leonard. 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

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