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Inscribed brick: ANE.202.1934

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Brick fragment, dedication of King Ur-Nammu, inscribed on one side, top of inscription missing

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.08 m
Length: 0.17 m
Width: 0.155 m

Place(s) associated

  • Ur ⪼ Iraq

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934) by Tizzard, Captain

Dating

Third Dynasty of Ur
Circa -2112 BCE - -2095 BCE

Materials used in production

Clay

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.202.1934
Primary reference Number: 87461
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.202.1934
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 May 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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