Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute

Oriental Institute
Nippur Expedition 47
III: Events
Five bronze figures (8-10 in.), 2100 BCE, found in the city of Nippur in Iraq by a joint expedition of the University of Chicago and the American Schools of Oriental Research at Baghdad. The five pieces were discovered in a brick foundation box of a temple whose patron was either the founder of the third dynasty of Ur, King Ur-Nammu or his son King Shulgi.
Ur-Nammu, King of Ur | Shulgi, King of Ur | Bronzes (Visual works) | Nippur (Extinct city)--Antiquities | Excavations (Archaeology)--Iraq
Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Photographic prints; 18.6 x 24.0 cm
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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