1. Notes: 13 / 24 minutes ago 
    Head of a woman in limestone, part of a Palmyrenian mortuary slab.
Syria, Palmyra
Roman Period
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    Head of a woman in limestone, part of a Palmyrenian mortuary slab.

    Syria, Palmyra

    Roman Period

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  2. Notes: 24 / 2 hours ago 

    Copper foundation figurine. Basket carrier. Inscription engraved on skirt. From the Enki temple built by Rim-Sin in 1822 - 1763 B.C. at Ur.

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  3. Notes: 133 / 4 hours ago 
    Goat head
Sumerian
Iraq, Fara
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Copper
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    Goat head

    Sumerian

    Iraq, Fara

    Period: Pre-Sargonic

    Copper

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  4. Notes: 113 / 7 hours ago 
    Brick stamp Inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkade, builder of Enlil’s temple.”
Babylonian
Iraq, Nippur
Penn Museum

    Brick stamp Inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkade, builder of Enlil’s temple.”

    Babylonian

    Iraq, Nippur

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  5. Notes: 89 / 9 hours ago 
    Murashu Archive. Contract for the supply of dates, written in Akkadian with a summary in Aramaic.
Akkadian
Iraq, Nippur
Penn Museum

    Murashu Archive. Contract for the supply of dates, written in Akkadian with a summary in Aramaic.

    Akkadian

    Iraq, Nippur

    Penn Museum

     
  6. Notes: 101 / 11 hours ago 
    Human Figurine
Iran, Tureng
Archaeology Area: Tureng Tepe, 104.55, Square 2, L x A, Burial 52 resting on right on right humerus of Burial 52
Ceramic
Penn Museum

    Human Figurine

    Iran, Tureng

    Archaeology Area: Tureng Tepe, 104.55, Square 2, L x A, Burial 52 resting on right on right humerus of Burial 52

    Ceramic

    Penn Museum

     
  7. Notes: 198 / 13 hours ago 

    Queen Shubad’s headdress.pair of large lunate earrings.

    Iraq, Ur

    Archaeology Area: PG 800

    Gold

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  8. Notes: 190 / 15 hours ago 
    Ram in the Thicket
Iraq, Ur
Gold, Silver, Lapis
Penn Museum

    Ram in the Thicket

    Iraq, Ur

    Gold, Silver, Lapis

    Penn Museum

     
  9. Notes: 95 / 17 hours ago 
    Figurine
Provenience: Iraq, Ur
Archaeology Area: PFT/PFG [Pit F, E7, Level 3.00m]; UE IV: PFG/T, loose in soil
Period: Ubaid Period
Terracotta, Bitumen
Penn Museum

    Figurine

    Provenience: Iraq, Ur

    Archaeology Area: PFT/PFG [Pit F, E7, Level 3.00m]; UE IV: PFG/T, loose in soil

    Period: Ubaid Period

    Terracotta, Bitumen

    Penn Museum

     
  10. Notes: 152 / 18 hours ago 
    Lyre Fragment: Bull Head.
.Iraq, Ur
Materials: Gold, Shell, Lapis, Bitumen, Silver
Penn Museum

    Lyre Fragment: Bull Head.

    .Iraq, Ur

    Materials: Gold, Shell, Lapis, Bitumen, Silver

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