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stone -- sculpture -- animals -- duck


stone -- weight -- animals -- duck


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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 155.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM3580


excavation number: -


provenience: Ur

dimension(s) (in cm):
length: 14

material: stone (black)

date: (ca. 2070 BC)

description:
weight in shape of duck; inscription relates setting of this weight as 5 minas by king Shulgi of Ur (2094-48 B.C.) for the god Nanna of Ur

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:27
created: May 6, 2003
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