Foundation Stone


Photo of Foundation Stone

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Foundation Stone   (1901.19.0002)
Classification Built Environment Artifacts : Building Components : Construction Materials
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Tell Telloh
Period/Date Sumerian, 2200 BC
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 9.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.4 cm
Weight 173 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Carved
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Green (10BG 2/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

For Temple of Ningishzida built by King Gudea.

Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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