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Toilet Kit

Spoon

Reproduction

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Object Number:29-22-11D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Electrotype
Credit Line:Commissioned by British Museum / University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.9340 - Field No SF

Description

Electrotype reproduction of gold vanity case with tweezers, pick and spoon. Found with 29-22-10. Original in Baghdad.

U9340

The cone-shaped case is decorated with chased design and applique filigree work. In it, hanging from a silver ring, were three toilet instruments of gold, two picks, a spoon and tweezers. It was suspended from the silver girdle to which the dagger and the cylinder seal also were attached.

Ur Cemetery, P1. 137, 151 and 308 (p. 51)

Antiq. Jour., Jan. 1928, p. 22, P1. X

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon, and Woolley, Charles L. 1927. "The Expedition at Ur of the Chaldees". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 18. no. 2. pg. 121-158 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 145View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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