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Fired clay model boat from Ur

ref. : en.1020.2013 | 29 October 2013 | by Francis Leveque
modèle | Middle of IIIe millennium BC
Ur, Sumer ( Irak )
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Fired clay model boat; handmade.

Culture/period : Early Dynastic III term details - 2500BC

Excavated/Findspot: Royal Cemetery (Ur)

Dimensions :
- Length: 9.6 centimetres
- Height: 4.15 centimetres
- Width: 5.1 centimetres

Excavated by: Sir Charles Leonard Woolley

Acquisition date : 1929

           

Bibliography :

  • British Museum, The British Museum, Splendours of Mesopotamia, British Museum Press, Londres , 2011, p.58, cat.37
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