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Cosmetic Box

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Object Number:B16744B
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silver
Lapis Lazuli
Iconography:Shell
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10436 - Field No SF

Description

Shell Shaped

CBS Register: VI Season. semi-circular silver cosmetic box with ingraved shell lid. backround of lapis. lion devouring a ram.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 66/Figure 12View Objects related to this General Reference

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