Spouted Jar from Ur

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 21 February 2018

This silver jar has a long tube-shaped spout and a long neck. Similar spouted and pouring vessels were depicted in Sumerian banquet/feast scenes. 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).

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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 21). Spouted Jar from Ur. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8122/spouted-jar-from-ur/

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