Sumerian Inscribed Pivot Stone for the Door of a Temple at Ur Commemorating the Victory of Shu-sin Over the Amorites

1926.13.0001

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Artifact Identification Sumerian Inscribed Pivot Stone for the Door of a Temple at Ur Commemorating the Victory of Shu-sin Over the Amorites   (1926.13.0001)
Classification Built Environment Artifacts : Building Components : Door & Window Elements
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, West, Iraq, Umma, Temple of Shara
Period/Date Sumerian, 2037–2029 BCE
Culture Sumerian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 44.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 42.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 19.5 cm
Weight 49,032 g
Measuring Remarks Measured while on display. Weight = 108 lbs. converted to grams.
Materials Stone
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Grayish Yellowish Brown (10YR 4/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Frayne, Douglas R.,The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Peroids Volume 3/2 Ur III Peroid (2112-2004 BC), University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1997.

Description N/A
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Bibliography

Frayne, Douglas R.,The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia Early Peroids Volume 3/2 Ur III Peroid (2112-2004 BC), University of Toronto Press, Toronto: 1997.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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