University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16692
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 779
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ostrich Egg Shell
Gold
Limestone
Lapis Lazuli
Bitumen
Sandstone
Iconography:Ostrich Egg
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.11154 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: gold ostrich egg. inlaid.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 71View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 151View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 119View Objects cited in this Publication

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