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]
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.
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.
252 (none) (none) B14943, B14943 Fragment of alabaster vase. Inscribed. Dedicated by Ur-Engur. 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.
261 (none) (none) B14970 Fragment of alabaster vessel. Inscription "Votive offering for Nannar." Copied. Placed in IN/No. 1.
264 (none) (none) (none) Body and base of large white stone jar, top broken, Inscribed "Rimush, king of the world."
266 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of alabaster vase. Rudely inscribed, only first sign of three lines remain. Placed in IN/No. 1.
268 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of large alabaster bowl. Last line of a dedication.
269 (none) (none) B14944, B14944 Fragment of alabaster jar. Inscribed with the name and titles of Dungi.
275 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of alabaster bowl. Inscribed in rude manner. Placed in IN/No 1.
276 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of alabaster jar. Fragment of one sign remains. Placed in IN/No. 1.
279 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster fragment of bowl. Beginning of second line of royal inscription. Placed in IN/No. 1.
284 (none) (none) B14937, B14937 Broken mace head. Alabaster. Inscription. Only first line showing, reads "Naram"-(Sin?). Placed in IN/No. 1.
287 (none) (none) B14946, B14946 Alabaster fragment of jar. Inscribed with a dedication to Nin-arag-nun-na (probably Ningal). Placed in IN/No 1.
288 (none) (none) B14945, B14945 Fragment of Alabaster jar. End of first 3 lines of a dedication to Nannar. Placed in IN/No. 1.
416 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster bowl. Perfectly plain: rim chipped. Otherwise complete. Part of a foundation deposit (?) Type
439 (none) (none) B14934 Fragment of alabaster from a vessel or mace head. Inscribed. Duplicate of U.259 [Crossed out] Refers to a looting of Susa c.f. U.259 Placed in IN/No. 1.
497 (none) (none) B15250 Scaraboid. White steatite. inscr. [drawing]
774 (none) (none) (none) Stone vase. Fragment of white marble, thick, saucer, fluted on the outside. Full Ht. 25mm [recorded as H. 25mm in measurement field][drawing]

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Alabaster - Calcite


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