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Foundation cone
Third Dynasty of Ur, reign of Ur-Nammu 2112 BCE-2095 BCE

Medium
baked clay
Measurements
13.8 × 5.7 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Ur, Iraq
Accession Number
3442I-D3
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the British Museum, 1933
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Cone with cuneiform inscription. Pale (yellow-greenish) surface.