Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B16461
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Period Ur III
Date Made 2100-2000 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Clay
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

CBS Register: Brick. Ur-Nammu. Walls of Ur, print of a dog's foot. 4th Expedition. No "b" on the field number in the register

Behrens: Urnammu 9 (Walker Brick Inscription Nr. 18)

Man and Animals: "ca. 2100 BC. A dog walked across this brick as it lay drying in teh sun when it was being made. The brick is stamped with an inscription which tells that "Ur-Nammu, the king of Ur, has built his temple for Nanna, his Lord. He (Ur-Nammu) has (also) built the (city) wall of Ur for him." "

Height 8.5 cm
Length 34 cm
Width 34 cm
Depth 9 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other Number U.2624b - Field No SF | P227103 - CDLI Number

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