Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries
From: Iraq | Al 'Ubaid
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Middle East Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||Iraq | Al 'Ubaid|
|Materials||Wood | Shell | Bitumen | Stone|
CBS Register: TO.430. 2nd drum of Column A. Inlay of mosaic in bitumen (limestone, shell, mother of pearl).
Card: Mosaic column consisting of 5 drums (4 restored; 1 fragmentary). Wood core; bitumen coating; pink limestone, black shale and white shell / mother of pearl traingular and diamond shaped tesserae. copper wire for attaching tesserae to bitumen.
Sections of column formerly catalogued as B15896 and B15897, before restoration.
|Outside Diameter||29.7 cm|
|Credit Line||British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Al'Ubaid, Iraq, 1924|
|Other Number||TO.431 - Field No SF | P269946 - CDLI Number|
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