MASCA Metallurgy Testing: Sample 139.      
Conservation: 2007. University Museum Near East Section Ur Metals Conservation Treatment Project. IMLS Grant.     
Pseudomorph: wood and rope exist on the object.      
Description (Catalog Card): Copper axe. Rather slender example. One side of the socket has decayed and broken away exposing remains of wooden haft.1     
Description (Archival): CBS Register: copper axe, hemispheric. socket broken in two, fragment of wooden handle. reed wrapping. sample found in Sam Nash's Metallurgy cabinets. Sample Number Ur 139     
Find Context (Catalog Card): PG 16     
Material (Catalog Card): Copper Alloy2     
Measurement (Catalog Card): L. 015 Width of blade 0031 l. of socket 009     
U Number: 7856     
Object Type: Tools and Equipment >> Axes, Choppers, Scrapers >> Axes      
Museum: University of Pennsylvania Museum      
Season Number: 05: 1926-1927      
Description (Modern): Copper Axe. Socketted. One side of the socket is broken off, exposing wood fragments on the inside. There is a raised band around the bottom of the socket, possibly for decoration. One modern metal testing hole.      
Material: Inorganic Remains >> Metal >> Copper Alloy      
Museum Number (UPM B-number): B17418     
Measurement (X): 126     
Measurement (Y): 313     
Measurement (Y): 604     
Measurement (Z): 8     
[1] Woolley's description
[2] Material as described by Woolley
[3] Blade
[4] Socket

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Location Context Title Context Description Description (Modern)
PG/16 (none) (none)
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Media Media Title Title Label Author Omeka Label
Ur Excavations II; The Royal Cemetery Ur Excavations II; The Royal Cemetery 1934 Woolley, Leonard (none)
Woolley's Catalog Cards Woolley's Catalog Cards Card -- BM ID:194 Box:36 Page:92 Card -- BM ID:194 Box:36 Page:92 (none)
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