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Sealing

Object Number:33-35-315
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG. Pit W, SIS 4-5
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1933
Other Number:U.18401 - Field No SF
UE III: 299 - Other Number
822 - Other Number

Description

UE III: a boat in the marsh. There are curious bunches of reed or other plants, and fishes below. The boat is crescent-shaped with high stern and prow. The bearded boatmen wear a skirt, and a flat cap in the Kish style. They raise one hand and perhaps carry in the other a club ort shield. Clay sealing. Baked and shellacked post-excavation. Fragment with impressed decorative designs.

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