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Object Number:B16682
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Other Number:U.6691 - Field No SF
CBS 16682 - Other Number
P222863 - CDLI Number


CBS Register: fragment of blue grey limestone. Stela or Plaque. Pre-Sargonic. Three male, three female figures. Inscription. UE IV: Votive stela, blue-grey limestone, fragment of. In part of an upper register 3 male figures wearing the kaunakes and facing left, the heads destroyed; in a lower register remains of 2 female figures facing left, preserved to the breast only and much damaged; by them traces of an inscription in archaic linear script of the Ur-Nina type. Early work with plentiful use of the drill. The inscription reads "He made it surpass the ..., he made it surpass the house of his father"

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