Gold Spouted Cup from Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 February 2018

Gold vessel with a long spout that would probably have been used as a drinking straw, from the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq, Early Dynastic Period, c. 2600 BCE.

The British Museum, London.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, February 19). Gold Spouted Cup from Ur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8117/gold-spouted-cup-from-ur/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Gold Spouted Cup from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Feb 2018. Web. 26 May 2022.

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