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Architectural elements - Foundation elements, Clay cones

Clay foundation cone with cuneiform inscription, Uruk, 19th c. BC, H 5.3 cm.

Clay foundation cone with cuneiform inscription, Uruk, 19th c. BC, H 5.3 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Olaf M. Teßmer

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Material
Clay
Type
Architectural elements
Details
With flattened base, may have cuneiform inscriptions. Average height: 15 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
4th millennium BC – AD 1258