|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Commissioned by British Museum / University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928|
|Other Number:||U.9340 - Field No SF|
Electrotype reproduction of gold vanity case with tweezers, pick and spoon. Found with 29-22-10. Original in Baghdad.
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
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