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Early Sumerian II period : Spouted jug and bowl

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dc.contributor.authorStrommenger, Eva
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialMesopotamia (Uruk, Iraq
dc.coverage.spatialKhafajah, Iraq)
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-06T04:52:01Z
dc.date.available2020-02-06T04:52:01Z
dc.date.created1964
dc.identifierANUA 682-4108
dc.identifier.otherWA-24
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/201403
dc.descriptionAbove : Spouted jug with mosaic inlay from E-anna precinct, treasure-house of layer IIIa/II, Uruk, hard stone, shell inlay, h : 15 cm (Iraq Museum)
dc.descriptionlibation jugs of stone like this were often made in several parts
dc.descriptionhere, spout, once inserted in neck, has disappeared, and been replaced by another found separately. Below : Bowl with mosaic inlay, from "Sin"-temple IV (proto-dynastic), Khafaje, stone with mother-of-pearl inlay, h : 11.1 cm (Iraq Museum)
dc.descriptionalthough found in a rather later context, this bowl is more likely to belong to the preceding period, as do some other finds from the same spot.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumcolour
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectMesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period
dc.subjectsculpture
dc.subjectstone
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleEarly Sumerian II period : Spouted jug and bowl
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource : Eva Strommenger, The Art of Mesopotamia, translated by Christina Haglund, London, Thames & Hudson, 1964, Plate VI
dc.date.updated2020-02-06T04:52:01Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2020
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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