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Inscribed cone: ANE.3.1948

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Current Location: Gallery 23




Inscribed cone recording the building of the terrace upon which stood the ziggurat of Ur, by the king Ur-Nammu

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Length: 0.15 m

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Reckitt, A. L.


3rd dynasty of Ur
Circa -2112 - -2095

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Accession number: ANE.3.1948
Primary reference Number: 87536
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.3.1948
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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