This rock ranges in color from white to green to gray to brown to red. It is usually used in statues, as a building material, and as a component in lime.

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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)
(none) 31-43-4 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 33-35-181 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) 33-35-183 (none) (none) Unknown
(none) (none) (none) B16341 Unknown
(none) 35-1-47 (none) (none) unknown
(none) 30-12-522 (none) (none) (none)
10355 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal Mottled Marble Men fighting rampant lions and rampant bulls
10364 (none) (none) B16872 Cylinder Seal Greenish grey marble Hero: on either side a rampant bull and a rampant lion. Attributes: Crescent Moon, and star on two legged pole.
10397 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal Mottled marble Black with small brownish spots Unusually large size, Very slightly convex. 4 horned deities bearing offerings of (corn?) to an enthroned deity who holds a triple wisp of (corn?) in his right hand. Behind throne a spouting tree on a stand. Seated god has a short pigtail which curls up at back. Standing gods have hair done up in a double bun at the back, they are bearded; wear a long sleeve-less coat tied by a band at the waist. Last deity has a kaukanes flounced skirt like enthroned deity. The latter has a cloak which covers left arm but leaves right arm exposed. Sargonic Grave. [drawing]
1043 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black and white marble. Large, rather coarsely engraved. Men and beasts, subjects.
10496 (none) 1928,1010.432 (none) Vase Grey & white marble Complete
10987 (none) (none) B16895 Cylinder Seal. Shell. Geometrical design. [drawing]
11107 (none) 1928,1010.239 (none) Cylinder Seal. Marble. Greyish and mottled. Inscribed. Presentation scene: enthroned god and four figures advancing towards him. All the gods wear the horned headdress and three wear the flaunced kaukanes skirt. One has a plain skirt indicated by vertical radial lines running down from the waist; the introducing deity has a skirt with a division down the middle and a fringe at the bottom. This skirt is indicated by markings running down obliquely to a central vertical line that marks the division. All wear the cloak with one arm only exposed. The seated god appears to be enthroned on a mountain indicated by triangular blocks from the top of which rises a tree. Attributes: lightening? and one deity carries a staff? on the shoulder. Inscription e-zi(d) Ezid; dub-sar scribe. HC..213.
11150 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Brownish mottled marble. Enkidu and Eabani attacking a rampant lion from in front and from behind a third hero attacking a rampant bull. Standing upright in the ground a (throwing spear) with a loop. Slightly concave. Strong bold cutting. [drawing]
11405 30-12-39 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell. Presentation scene: Seated goddess: before her a female worshipper introduced by a goddess.
11507 30-12-30 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Of green marble (?) Unfinished. The hole is only partly bored. One standing figure has been sketched but not finished, of a second only the trunk is suggested.
11954 (none) (none) (none) Mace head. Pinkish marble. [drawing 1:1]
126 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Coarse white marble (?) With black veins, chipped. Two birds: very rough work: late. [drawing 1:1]
12631 (none) 1929,1017.326 (none) [A] Beads. A motley collection including: rock crystal balls, hematite balls, shell and (Chrysoprase?) [chalcedony] bugles (broken), [B.1-.3] 2 unpierced steatite cylinders (for seals). 1 - unpierced marble cylinder (ditto) and [C] fragment of an obsidian mace head. (truncated pear shaped).
12677B (none) 1929,1017.322 (none) Group: [A] Cylinder seal lapis lazuli. Geometric decoration. [B] Beads. Carnelian rings and lapis double conoids also 1 mottled marble barrel bead. [C-D] Earrings. Silver. A pair. 1 1/2 spiral coils with thickened lunate ends and [E] 1 copper. [F] Copper finger ring.
13712 (none) 1930,1213.521 (none) Cylinder seal. Pinkish-white marble. Design of a man fighting with an antelope and a bull, of which the latter is attacked by a lion; the man kneels on one knee. Very crude work.
1411 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Black marble (?) Eagle with outspread wings clutching the backs of 2 rampant ibexes which turn their heads backward. Between the heads of the 2 creatures is a palm-tree or symbol. No inscription.
14476 (none) 1930,1213.139 (none) Stamp seal. White marble(?) or pebble. scaraboid shape. Rudely engraved below thus: [drawing 1:1]
14481 31-16-392 (none) (none) Stone vase. Grey marble(?) (translucent) Miniature. (rim all chipped away). Type RC.106 [drawing 1:1]
14482 (none) (none) (none) Pendant. Grey & white marble. Decorated with 2 rows of drill-point holes (the top is broken). [drawing 1:1]
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