Oval Gold Bowl with a Wire Handle from Ur

Server Costs Fundraiser 2023

Running a website with millions of readers every month is expensive. Not only do we pay for our servers, but also for related services such as our content delivery network, Google Workspace, email, and much more. We would much rather spend this money on producing more free history content for the world. Thank you for your help!
$355 / $21000

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by
published on 22 February 2018

This gold bowl has double-roll handles on each side made of twisted wire. Early Dynastic Period, circa 2600 BCE. From the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Southern Mesopotamia, modern-day Iraq. Part of objects allotted to the British Museum from Ur excavation season 1927-1928 CE. (The British Museum, London).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

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.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, February 22). Oval Gold Bowl with a Wire Handle from Ur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8118/oval-gold-bowl-with-a-wire-handle-from-ur/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Oval Gold Bowl with a Wire Handle from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8118/oval-gold-bowl-with-a-wire-handle-from-ur/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Oval Gold Bowl with a Wire Handle from Ur." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Feb 2018. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

Membership