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Mesopotamian Gallery: Daily Life

Detailed List Of Artifacts On Exhibit

OIM A28812 - Awl - Nippur - Bone - 104l 2-15w 1th mm
Sharp Pointed Ends, Slight Curvature
OIM A31473 - Awl - Nippur - Bone - 101x27x19 mm
Rectangular Tapering To Point, Knuckle Head
OIM A8488 - Bead - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A29097 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A29579 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 227h 246d mm
Globular, Ring Base, Straight Neck, Round Rim 217d, Biconoid Ridge On Shoulder
OIM A29098 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 38hx142d Bodyx56d Base mm
Wavy Sloping Sides, Upright Rounded Rim, Flat Circular Base, Wheel Made, Moderately Fired, Wet Smoothed
OIM A29580 - Bowl - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked
Scraped Irregular Base, Round Rim, Wheel Made
OIM A8222 - Bowl - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A8228 - Bowl - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A28816 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 34h 112d mm
Rim Slightly Oval, Rounded Base Wheel Made, Medium, Moderately Fired, Wet Smoothed
OIM A29529 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 36h 103d mm
Flat Base
OIM A29084 - Bowl - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 50hx143d Rimx52d Base mm
Wavy Sloping Sides, Round Rim, Flat Circular Base, Wheel Made, Rare Plant Temper, Moderately Fired, Buff Slip
OIM A443 - Bowl Strainer - Bismaya - I.Larsa - Clay, Baked - 42 mm H
Saucer Shape, Perforated With 31 Holes, Round Base
OIM A29540 - Bowl, Strainer - Nippur - Clay, Baked - 32h 83d mm
OIM A34707 - Bowl/Dipper - Warka Sur - Late Uruk - Clay, Baked
Bowl-Shaped Utensil, Pinkish-Buff Ware, Slight Depression At 1 End & Pierced W/ 5 Holes, Probably For Attachment Of A Stick To Convert Bowl Into Spoon Or Dipper
OIM A31620 - Chisel - Nippur - Late Uruk - Stone - 163x44x16 mm.
Tan Stone Chisel, Long, Rectangular, Flat, Expanding To Cutting Edge, Other End Rounded.
OIM A11602 - Chisel - Diyala, Khafajah - Ca 2700 B.C. - Copper
OIM A29088 - Cup - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 120hx65d Rim mm
Cylindrical Cup, Everted Rim, Flat Circular Base String Cut, Wheel Made, Fine Tan, Moderately Fired, Light Buff Slip, 60d Body, 40d Base mm
OIM A17714 - Dice - Diyala, Khafajah - Akkadian? - Clay, Baked - 19x19x19 mm
OIM L402228199 - Die, Tetrahedral - Iraq, Kish - Early Dynastic - Stone
Inlays Missing
OIM A8490 - Disk, Incised - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A8492 - Disk, Incised - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A8491 - Disk, Incised - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A8482 - Disk, Pierced - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A29712 - Female Figurine - Nippur - Terra Cotta - 50h mm
Holds Circular Object Before Breasts, Head & Legs Missing
OIM A8761 - Figurine ? - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 70 mm
Triangular Object W/ Animal Head At Each Corner And Pierced Thru Center
OIM A29054 - Figurine, Female, Head Missing - Nippur - Clay, Baked - 100hx61bx20th mm
Female Tambourine Player, Head Missing, Breasts Indicated, Tamborine Held In Left Hand, Right Arm Extended Across Body To Tamborine
OIM A21169 - Figurine, Human - Diyala, Tell 96 - Clay, Baked
Playing Flute
OIM A377 - Figurine, Sheep - Bismaya - Clay, Baked - 77 mm H
Wool Indicated By Incised Lines On Back And Sides, 4 Legs And Tip Of Left Ear Broken Off
OIM A8172 - Game Board - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A381 - Game Board - Bismaya - Clay, Baked - 115x68 mm
One End Missing, Playing Squares Designated By Incised Lines
OIM A8317 - Goblet - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A8325 - Goblet - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A8910 - Hand Mill - Diyala, Asmar - Stone
Set In Bitumen
OIM A29566 - Incense Burner - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 116h 165d mm
2 Inverted Bowls Joined In Center, Grooves & Ridges Around Body
OIM A33935 - Inlay - Nippur - Shell - 12x23x3 mm Th
Very Finely Carved Inlay Piece, Rampant Goat With Head Turned Back, Excellent Condition
OIM A311 - Inlay, Rectangular, Incised Animal - Bismaya - Shell - 24 X 16 X 2 mm
Shell Inlay, Rectangular, Incised Figure Of Horned Animal.
OIM A11319 - Inlay, Running Gazelle - Diyala, Asmar - Shell
Shell Inscribed With Running Gazelle
OIM A8177 - Jar - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A29137 - Jar - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A29532 - Jar - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 132h 139d mm
Ring Base, Globular, Indented Neck, Round Rim, Wheel Made
OIM A1212 - Jar - Bismaya - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 256 H X 105 D mm
Long Cylindrical, Ring Base, Flaring Rim, Whitish Buff Ware, Mended.
OIM A1198 - Jar - Bismaya - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 206 mm Ht X 180 mm Dia
Globular, Ring Base, Flat Shoulder, Slightly Inflaring Neck, Carinated Rim, Creamy Buff, Gritty Ware, Inscribed One Side, Repaired
OIM A29570 - Jar - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 150h 71d mm
Pointed Base, Outflaring Neck Round Rim 70d mm, Wheel Made
OIM A29908 - Jar - Nippur - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 196hx97d mm
Oval, Round Base, Outflaring Standing Rim, Groove At Base Of Rim, Wheel Made
OIM A30572 - Jar - Nippur - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked - 215 mm. H. 102 mm. D.
Pottery Jar, Oval Pointed (Flat) Base, Outflaring, Round Rim.
OIM A8207 - Jar, 2 Pieces - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
W/ Clay Stopper
OIM A8269 - Jar, With Lid - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked
OIM A11267a - Knife Blade - Diyala, Asmar - 2700 B.C. - Copper
Hilt Missing
OIM A8933 - Knuckle Bone - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Bone
OIM A8928 - Knuckle Bone - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Bone
OIM A17543 - Lamp - Khorsabad - Neo-Assyrian - Clay, Baked
OIM A21739 - Mortar - Diyala, Agrab - Early Dynastic - Stone
OIM A9460 - Pestle - Diyala, Asmar
OIM A30910 - Plaque - Susa - Old Babylonian - Terracotta - 89x56x19 mm
Male, Lower Legs Missing, Nude, Long Beard, Plays A Lute, Made From Mold
OIM A17104 - Plaque - Diyala, Khafajah - Ed
OIM A33790 - Plaque Fragment - Nippur - Parthian - Clay, Baked - 65x60x10 mm
Buff Ware, Woman Playing Instrument, Round Drum At Left Shoulder On Which Both Hands, Round Hat W/ Flat Top, Long Hair Indicated By Horizontal Ridges At Both Sides Of Face, Necklace, Broken Below Arms
OIM A16994 - Plaque Fragment - Diyala, Ishchali - Isin Larsa
Lute Player, Upper Part Preserved, Greenish-Yellow Fabric, Warmer Colored Core.
OIM A9273 - Plaque Fragment - Diyala, Khafajah - Ed3 - Limestone - 166x65 mm
Fragments Of A Relief Plaque, Fragment A Once Formed Part Of A Battle Scene
OIM A9367 - Plaque, Man - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
Playing Stringed Instrument
OIM A9364 - Plaque, Musician & Harp - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
On Chair
OIM A9361 - Plaque, Musician & Harp - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
Showing Lower Part Of A Chair
OIM A9356 - Plaque, Musician & Harp - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
OIM A9345 - Plaque, Musician & Harp - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked - 77x123 mm
OIM A9357 - Plaque, Musician & Lute - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
Male
OIM A9347 - Plaque, Musicians & Harp - Diyala, Ishchali - Old Babylonian - Clay, Baked
Red
OIM A30977 - Plaque, Rectangular - Nippur - Shell - 60x35x4 mm
Rectangular, Lion Attacking A Human Headed Bull, Lower Left And Upper Right Corners Missing
OIM A11461 - Plaque, Sumerian Warrior - Diyala, Khafajah - 2700 B.C. - Shell - 38 X 20 mm
Ax In Hand; Wearing A Kilt
OIM A9346 - Plaque, Two Heroes - Diyala, Ishchali - Clay, Baked
Holding Throwing Sticks And Bows
OIM A8760 - Plumb Bob ? - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A31028 - Rattle - Nippur - Clay, Baked
Pottery Rattle, Drum Shape, Convave Sides, Serrated Edges, Perforated With Three Holes One Side, Two Holes On The Other, Stones Inside.
OIM A8463 - Rattle - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A8461 - Rattle, Animal - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked - 90x50 mm
OIM A8457 - Rattle, Pig - Diyala, Asmar - Isin Larsa - Clay, Baked - 90 mm
OIM A8869 - Rubbing Stone - Diyala, Asmar - Stone - 51x51x51 mm
Cubical, Rounded Edges
OIM A28900 - Spautla - Nippur - Bone - 126lx25wx1th mm
OIM A17160 - Spoon - Diyala, Asmar - Early Dynastic - Bone - 139l 23w 18th mm
From An Animal's Long Bone
OIM A8738 - Strainer - Diyala, Asmar - Clay, Baked
OIM A33886 - Top - Nippur - Clay, Baked - 40x40 mm
Conical Object With Concave Top Edges, Tapering Sides And Pointed Base, Highly Fired Pink/Buff Ware, Perhaps A Top
OIM A254 - Whetstone - Bismaya - Stone - 189x21x18 mm
Squared Cylinder With Chamfered Edges, Perforated At Each End, Tapering Towards Each End
OIM A17897 - Whistle - Diyala, Asmar - Larsa - Clay, Baked
Toy Or Whistle, Bird Like Shape

Revised: February 19, 2007

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