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Uruk (Early Sumerian II period) : Spouted jug with sculptured decoration found in E-anna precinct, treasure house of layer IIIa & II

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Title: Uruk (Early Sumerian II period) : Spouted jug with sculptured decoration found in E-anna precinct, treasure house of layer IIIa & II
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;sculpture;stone;book scan
Description: Made of one piece of stone, probably used for libations. This type of vessel, also made of clay, was extremely common in Early Sumerian times. The decoration is completely symmetrical
lions on both sides of the spout
on the body, bulls attacked from behind by lions. -- yellow limestone, 20.3 cm high (Iraq Museum).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201402
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4107

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