Wall cones, nails, or pegs are usually made of clay, but can be made of stone.  Two main types exist, inscribed and not-inscribed.  Inscribed cones bear dedicatory inscriptions from a ruler/govenor to a god or goddess describing achievements and building projects.  Non-inscribed cones can be left plain or the ends may be painted.  These painted cones were grouped together to form patterns on walls.  The shapes of the cones vary based on time period and function.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
877 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of clay cone, from shaft portions of 14 lines. Unidentified.
878 (none) (none) (none) Small fragment from base of a cone. Last 4 lines from 2nd column of Arad-Sin's dedication to Nannar. Duplicates U.19.
879 (none) (none) (none) Small fragment from base of cone. Ends of 7 lines. Unintelligible.
8835 (none) (none) B17224 Clay cone. New? of Enannatum the high-priest of Nannar for the life of Eungunum (of Larsa and) Ur. Dedication to Dagan, Lord of the grat gods. A second column missing. H.C.68. [Handwriting not Woolley]
8838 (none) (none) (none) Clay cone. Fragment of Kudurmabug - U.188 etc. B.
8839 (none) (none) (none) Clay cone. Fragment, not yet identified. Dedication to Nannar in 8 lines (or 9) ending bar mu-na- H.C.73
909 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of large clay cone, from shaft traces of 9 lines of middle portion of an inscription. Unidentified.
917 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of small clay cone. Duplicate of Ur-Engur's inscription concerning the canal of Ur, U.169. Placed in IN/No. 4
918 (none) (none) (none) Small clay cone, base and side slightly damaged. Inscription of Ur-Engur recording his digging of a canal called ID-UN. Placed in IN/No. 4.
919 (none) (none) (none) Fragment from base of large clay cone. Beginnings of 18 lines of 1st column of Kudur-Mabug inscription, duplicate of U.188.
920 (none) (none) (none) Portion of base of large clay cone. Inscription of Kudur-Mabug, duplicate of U.919. Portions of first 4 lines of 1st column and just 15 lines, 2nd column.
93 (none) (none) (none) Clay cone. fr. of = Inscribed [Annotated] TTB Neo-Babylonian
983A (none) (none) (none) Small fragments of tablets from TTB 33. See U.982. Placed in Cigarette Tin.
983B (none) (none) (none) Fragment of base of large clay cone, showing ends of 12 lines of 1st column and whole of second column, 24 lines or parts of lines. Either Arad-Sin or Rim-Sin.
984A (none) (none) (none) Complete tablet, top edge broken. 3 + 3 lines. Dated. Reign of Bur-Sin(?)
984B (none) (none) (none) Fragment of shaft of large cone. Parts of 21 lines. Unidentified.
986 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of cone showing ends of 9 lines. Unidentified.
99 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of Clay Cone. Duplicate of one found by Taylor with an inscription recording a dedication to the Sun-god by Enannatum, a priest of the Moon-god, for the life of Gunguau, King of Ur (and Larsa).