Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Nippur Expedition 8
III: Events
Well-preserved stairway in an early 18th century BCE house, unearthed by a joint archaeological expedition of the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania at the city of Nippur in Iraq. The stairs lead to a flat room where the family would have slept during hot summers.
Nippur (Extinct city)--Antiquities | Architecture, Sumerian | Dwellings--Iraq--Nippur (Extinct city) | Stairways | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Photographic prints; 16.5 x 11.6 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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