Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Door socket

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2094–2047 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
11.3 x 10.16 x 8.11 in. (28.7 x 25.81 x 20.6 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Architectural-Inscribed
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.83
Not on view
1957-58, 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.
Sollberger, Edmond and Jean Robert Kupper. 1971. Inscriptions Royales Sumériennes et Akkadiennes. Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, no. IIIAg.
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