Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Nippur Expedition 22
III: Events
Close-up of miniature shrine housing a male deity, 2000 BCE. The head of the god is missing and the baked clay piece was broken in two when found in the living quarters of a scribe by a joint archaeological expedition of the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania to the city of Nippur in Iraq.
Gods--Iraq | Scribes (People) | Household shrines | Nippur (Extinct city)--Antiquities | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Photographic prints; 24.0 x 19.2 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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