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Inscribed cone: ANE.4.1948

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Current Location: Gallery 23




Inscribed cone from the platform of the ziggurat at Ur, recording the construction of a temple for the moon god, by Nur-Adad, king of Larsa.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.12 m
Width: 0.0125 m

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -1865 - -1850

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.4.1948
Primary reference Number: 87537
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.4.1948
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 April 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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