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Handle

Object Number:B16762
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Period: Jemdet Nasr Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
Iconography:Animal
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number:U.7590 - Field No SF

Description

UE IV: knife handle (?) of black steatite, in the form of a boar's head; behind the head is a flat tang pierced with 2 holes for attachment

CBS Register: V Season. stone handle in the form of a boar. originally inlaid. c.3000 bc. surface find.

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