Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spouted bowl or oil lamp

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2112–2004 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Shell
Dimensions:
4.37 x 6.5 in. (11.1 x 16.51 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Gifts of Lucy W. Drexel, Theodore M. Davis, Helen Miller Gould, Alber Gallatin, Egypt Exploration Fund and Egyptian Research Account, by exchange, 1950
Accession Number:
51.25.18
Not on view
1949-50, excavated by the Joint Expedition to Nippur of the University Museum of Philadelphia and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; ceded to the Oriental Institute in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1950, through an exchange of objects with the Oriental Institute.

“Fifth World Petroleum Congress Exhibition.” New York Coliseum, New York, June 1, 1959–June 5, 1959.

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