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Column mosaic: ANE.10.1948

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Mosaic from an inlaid column at Ur, possibly from a temple entrance. Restored to original pattern.

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.37 m
Width: 0.155 m

Place(s) associated

  • Ur ⪼ Iraq

Find spot

  • Ur (Tell al-Muqayyar) Iraq

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early Dynastic III
Circa -2400 BCE - -2250 BCE

Components of the work

Tessera composed of pink limestone black shale mother-of-pearl

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Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.10.1948
Primary reference Number: 87543
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.10.1948
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 May 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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