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gold -- vessel


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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, pl. XVIIb.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM8272


excavation number: -


provenience: Ur (Royal Cemetery)

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 6: upper diam.: 14.8-19

material: gold, lapis lazuli

date: (ca. 2400 BC)

description:
bowl; fluted, made of gold sheet, bottom decorated with rosette; two handles on sides made of lapis lazuli

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:21
created: May 6, 2003
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