This rock ranges in color from white to yellow to pink to red to gray to black. It is usually used as building material and in statues.

Objects: Limestone Export: JSON - XML - CSV

Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) 30-12-65 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-17-108 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-17-112 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-43-12 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-43-14 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-43-15 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-43-16 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 31-43-78 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16322 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16328 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16335 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16336 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16337 Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16879 Unknown
(none) 31-16-533 (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-504 (none) (none) (none)
10078 (none) (none) (none) Whetstone (?) Sausage-shaped: made of a coralline limestone (?) Dark bluish grey with white annumitic markings
10192 (none) (none) B17594 Cylinder Seal Baked clay Very roughly cut: presentation scene 2 seated gods and two standing figures.
10400 (none) (none) (none) Head of Priest. Shaven and shorn. Dark grey limestone. Nose chipped. Missing below neck. Hole 5mm in diameter pierced vertically through neck to join the head to a body which doubtless consisted of some other material. Good modelling. Eyes and eyebrows heavily pronounced, coventional eyes shaped. Heavy nose, pursed up lips and small but pronounced chin. Head and figures typically Sumerian - dolichocephalic. [drawing]
10422 (none) 1928,1010.417 (none) Whetstone of white stone nearly rectangular
10589B (none) 1928,1010.441 (none) Group A/ Beads, gold, silver, and lapis double conoids. B/ Bowl of white limestone, surface poor. Type__ C/
10742 (none) (none) B16938 Necklace with silver dog amulet Jasper, carnelian, silver beads and one (oolite?) Silver dog has a harness represented by a relatively wide band of copper round neck along top of back and running round rear portion of body in a single piece. Body perforated longitudinally. For order and sketch see Field Note.
10819E (none) (none) (none) Tomb Group. A. [A and F] Two copper pins, both broken, one with a plain the other with a fluted lapis ball head. Tip of second missing. Type V B. [B and G] pair of cockle shells containing black and green paint. C. necklace of lapis and silver double conoids and carnelian ring beads. For order see Field Notes. D. [D.1-.2] Pair of silver earrings 2 1/2 coils E. A limestone bowl. Type XII
10822C (none) (none) (none) Tomb Group. A. Silver pin with fluted lapis ball head and fluted gold cap. Type V. B. Lapis lazuli cylinder seal, 2 registers: Upper: scorpion, kneeling hero fighting rampant lions, (a panther?), a striped zebu, and behind them a standing skirted male figure. Lower: gate of a shrine and within it seated figures drinking through straws, 3 seated figures, and 2 standing attendants. C. Limestone Bowl. Type XII D. Necklace of silver and lapis double conoids with 3 large facetted beads, 2 carnelian, 1 gold. For order see Field Note.
10973 (none) (none) (none) White limestone Bowl. Broken.

Related Terms

Breccia - Chert/Flint - Sandstone - Shale

Child Terms

Oolite - Travertine