Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries
From: Iraq | Ur
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Middle East Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||Iraq | Ur|
|Archaeology Area||PG 789|
|Materials||Gold | Lapis Lazuli|
CBS Register: lapis whetstone and gold ring.
This lapis lazuli whetstone with gold ring was found, along with a dagger, in one of the wagons in PG 789. It was apparently worn by the wagon’s driver. The dagger had a copper or bronze blade, its hilt was of gold set with lapis lazuli studs, and the hilt was plated with silver and had gold studs in its pommel.
|Credit Line||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number||U.10552 - Field No SF|
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