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Jar
Akkadian Period 2334 BCE-2154 BCE

Medium
fired clay
Measurements
17.8 × 13.9 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Ur, Iraq
Accession Number
3441E-D3
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the British Museum, 1933
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The jar in cream/pinkish clay has a pointed base and tall wide neck with a ridge below an everted rim, the lower neck being defined by a ridge above a slight shoulder. The fracture is dark tan.