Description (Catalog Card): Figurine. Light drab clay. Pig. Hand modeled, very rough. [drawing]2     
Find Context (Catalog Card): Found in top soil amongst ruins S.W. of PDW = no connections.     
Material (Catalog Card): Clay3     
Measurement (Catalog Card): L. 50mm, H. 30mm     
U Number: 2523     
Museum: British Museum      
Object Type: Figural Objects >> Figurines >> Zoomorphic      
Season Number: 03: 1924-1925      
Description (Modern): Fired clay animal figurine; depicts pig with pinched face; hand-modelled in the round; incised lines on body depict bristles or hair.1     
Material: Inorganic Remains >> Clay >> Fired >> Terracotta      
Museum Number (BM Big Number): 137531     
Museum Number (BM Registration Number): 1935,0113.50     
Measurement (Weight): 221     
Measurement (Height): 311     
Measurement (Width): 201     
Measurement (Length): 461     
[1] Data collected by British Museum research team.
[2] Woolley's description
[3] Material as described by Woolley

Locations: 2523 | 1935,0113.50 Export: JSON - XML - CSV

Location Context Title Context Description Description (Modern)
PDW The excavation area abbreviation PDW derives from the fact that the area lies to the west of the area designated PD, the Great Nanna Courtyard. Area PDW is on the ziggurat terrace itself, but includes only the north and northeast portion of the terrace since the Great Nanna Courtyard does not extend to the southern ziggurat terrace. The southern terrace was excavated under the abbreviation HD. Some of the finds from either side of the terrace may also be coded ZT. Legrain lists PDW as specifically the deep trench within the Ur-Nammu terrace, but this is almost certainly a reference to PAT, later called Pit K, a pit dug within PDW. Area PDW included the investigation of the Bastion of Warad Sin at the northern corner of the ziggurat terrace and essentially part of the northern temenos wall. This structure was possibly a defensive gate that led onto the terrace in the Isin-Larsa/Old Babylonian period, expanded somewhat in the Kassite. It had thick walls and a potential sally-port gateway. Other structures uncovered here included the Ur III shrine to Nanna and its Neo-Babylonian counterpart as well as various potential storage rooms. Two deep pits were begun here in season 3 and completed in season 8, see area abbreviations Pit K and Pit L. Much other work was done on the northwest terrace in later seasons, particularly 9 and 10. See excavation area abbreviation NCF. (none)
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Media: 2523 | 1935,0113.50 Export: JSON - XML - CSV

Media Media Title Title Label Author Omeka Label
Leon Legrain Note Card Leon Legrain Note Card (none) (none) (none)
Woolley's Catalog Cards Woolley's Catalog Cards Card -- BM ID:194 Box:28 Page:23 Card -- BM ID:194 Box:28 Page:23 (none)
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