Cuneiform Cone

1913.14.1456

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Cuneiform Cone   (1913.14.1456)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Other Documents
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq
Period/Date Isin - Larsa, 2017–1817 BC
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 11.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 5.8 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 259 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Inscribing, Handbuilding, Firing
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6/6) -Main color. Strong Brown (2.5YR 4/8) -Orange stain. Light Yellowish Pink (2.5YR 8.5/4) -Chipped spots.

Research Remarks

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

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Edgar J. Banks Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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