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Vessel

Period:
Early Dynastic II-III
Date:
ca. 2700–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
4.61 in. (11.71 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Vessels-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.13
Not on view
1955-56, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations (1957-58 season).
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