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Object Number:CBS16216
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: from the Dim-tab-ba temple
Period: Ur III
Date Made: 2100 - 2000 BCE
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -2000
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Copper
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Human
Basket
Inscription
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Length: 24 cm
Width: 6 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number:U.6305 - Field No SF
P227098, P468087 - CDLI Number
B16216 - Old Museum Number
CBS 16216 & IM 001158 - Other Number

Description

Dungi, now Shulgi

CBS Register: copper statue of the basket carrier. from the foundation box of Dimtabba shrine by Shulgii. Inscribed.

UE VI: Statue, copper, of Shulgii as Kanephoros.

(CDLI Composite: Q000961). See CDLI for transliteration info. Pairs with IM 001158 from the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[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. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Web Site] Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative: Archival View of P227098.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 2013. Quest for Treasures: Searching for Lost Empires.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 282View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1931. "Objects from Ur". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 2. no. 6. pg. 178-182 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 181, pl. IIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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