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Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Golden helmet from Royal Cemetery, Tomb of Prince, Meskalamdu(g)

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Title: Ur (Fara-Ur I period) : Golden helmet from Royal Cemetery, Tomb of Prince, Meskalamdu(g)
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;weapons & armour;gold;book scan
Description: Made from a single sheet of gold with added perforated ears, this "wig" was lying beside the head of the alleged Prince Meskalamdu(g). Was it used for solely a funerary ornament? Perforations along the edge probably used to attach lining. -- end of the 27th century BC, h : 23 cm (Baghdad).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201439
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4143

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