The Calcite group is composed of minerals that have flat triangular shaped carbonate ions (CO3).  They have perfect cleavage and exhibit strong double refraction.  Minerals in this group can partially or fully replace one another.  

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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)
35 (none) (none) (none) Bowl. Alabaster, veined. [drawing 1:2]
36 (none) (none) (none) Bowl. Alabaster, coarse, broken and mended but imperfect. Coarse-grained stone, stained yellow inside. Type 20 new. [drawing]
64 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster bowl. In very bad condition, stained and whole surface eroded, much of rim broken away. [drawing 1:2]
94 (none) 1923,1110.47 (none) Frgs of alabaster vase. Decorated with winged ram in high relief. [drawing]
108 (none) (none) (none) Fr. of alabaster vase. =RC..91a. [drawing]
138 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster bowl. Fr of With remains of inscription in square frame. [drawing] thus
206 (none) (none) B14933 Mace-head, Alabaster half of Decorated with rope moulding in relief & inscribed: [Annotated] "To Sin, Rimush king of the world, when he had overthrown Elam and Barahse dedicated this from the Elamite booty" Duplicate of an inscription found at Nippur on a vase. See SAKI p. 162 (c) Vase C. [Annotated] Phil Photo 15 [Annotated] Duplicates - 206 [Crossed out] U.236
207 (none) (none) B14932 Mace-head Alabaster. Complete, except that top moulding is chipped away. Inscribed: [Annotated] Rimush king of Kish.
232 (none) 1923,1110.17 (none) Stone vase. 3 fragments (2 of which joined together) of limestone bowl. On the outside, carved in relief, a seated goddess with 2 children and a standing god, and 5 figures of adorants. Also an inscription. [annotated] Drawn: see photo.
237 (none) (none) B14965 Alabaster Bull's head. Being the front part of a rectangular trough-shaped vase. The stone is in very bad condition and the head has been put together from fragments. The eyes were inlaid and the ears and horns attached. Fine spirited work.
247 (none) 1923,1110.14 (none) Fragment of large alabaster mace head. Inscribed with a dedication to the moon-god, the oldest son of Enlil. Joined to U.250.
248 (none) 1923,1110.15 (none) Fragment of Alabaster jar. Inscribed with a dedication to dNin-Kul [Crossed out] Contains curses on any who write their names on the object, in which Nin-sun and Lugal-banda are invoked. Dedication for (?) Dungi by a SAL-ME priestess. [Annotated] Part of same bowl as U.257. [Annotated] Joined to U.257 and U.260
250 (none) 1923,1110.14 (none) Fragment of alabaser vase or mace head. Inscribed with a dedication recording the fact that it was dedicated in E-Gis-Sir-Gal. [Annotated] Joined to U.247.
251 (none) 1923,1110.20 (none) Fragment of stone jar. Inscribed by a king of the Akkad dynasty.
252 (none) (none) B14943, B14943 Fragment of alabaster vase. Inscribed. Dedicated by Ur-Engur. Placed in IN/No 1.
253 (none) 1923,1110.20 (none) Fragment of stone jar. Inscribed by Rimush of Agade. Placed in IN/No 1.
254 (none) 1923,1110.27 (none) Fragment of alabaster jar. Inscribed. Dedicated to dDungi by his daughter ME-dEnlil. Copied and Translated. Placed in IN/No.1
255 (none) 1923,1110.23 (none) Alabaster fragment of jar. Inscribed.
257 (none) 1923,1110.15 (none) Alabaster fragment of jar. Inscribed. Dedication by [crossed out] for (?) [annotated] Dungi. Part of same bowl as U.248. Joined to U.248 and 260. Copied and Transliterated Placed in IN/No. 1
258A (none) 1923,1110.24 (none) [A-B] Two alabaster jar fragments. Inscribed in a rude way with a primitive text. Placed in IN/No. 1.
258B (none) 1923,1110.24 (none) [A-B] Two alabaster jar fragments. Inscribed in a rude way with a primitive text. Placed in IN/No. 1.
259 (none) (none) B14935, B14935 Alabaster fragment of vase. Inscribed with a text mentioning the destruction of ninni-IB [Crossed out] Erin-Ki (i.e. Susa) and the dedication of the vase from the booty. Copied and transliterated. Placed in IN/No. 1.
260 (none) 1923,1110.15 (none) Fragment of alabaster vase.Inscribed. Dedication by a SAL.ME priestess. Joined to U.248 and 257. Placed in IN/No. 1.
261 (none) (none) B14970 Fragment of alabaster vessel. Inscription "Votive offering for Nannar." Copied. Placed in IN/No. 1.
263 (none) 1923,1110.21 (none) Fragment of alabaster vase. Inscription of Rimus king of Agade, duplicate of U.206. Placed in IN/ No. 1.

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Alabaster - Calcite

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