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Door Socket

Object Number:B9223
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Ur III
Date Made: 2100-2000 BCE
Early Date: -2100
Late Date: -2000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Stone
Technique:Inscribed
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:P227485 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: Doorsocket. Gimil-Sin. Peters, Nippur 239, Radau EBH 277. taken from the spot of Peters

-The inscription on this stone is on a smoothed portion--the stone itself is rough below the inscription. The socket part is square, not circular.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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