Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Nippur Expedition 6
III: Events
Carved from a green-hued stone, this oval bowl dedicated to Inanna, goddess of love and war, was one of two identification pieces discovered by a joint archaeological expedition of the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania at the city of Nippur in Iraq in 1952.
Inanna (Deity) | Temple of Inanna (Nippur) | Nippur (Extinct city)--Antiquities | Bowls (Vessels) | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Photographic prints; 11.6 x 16.5 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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