Description:

The Early Dynastic IIIa Period is marked by the beginning of syllabic writing, recording the full flow of human speech.  This led to the rise of literary texts, poems, histories, etc. instead of just economic documents.  Pu’abi and Meshkalamdug’s graves date to this period.  

Ultra-Low Chronology

Short/Low Chronology: 2500-2375 BCE

Middle Chronology: 2600-2450 BCE

Long/High Chronology: 

 

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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)
11703 (none) (none) B8547b Copper Bowl. Oval in pretty good condition. Corroded on to it, in the inside, are a copper lamp and a hemispherical copper bowl.
11739 30-12-275 (none) (none) Copper Bowl. Hemispherical.
11741 (none) (none) (none) Copper Lamp. Usual type.
11744E (none) 1929,1017.275 (none) Beads. String of minute beads, gold, lapis & carnelian, with gold spacers giving 3 rows.
11763 (none) (none) (none) Copper Cauldron (the bottom is prized up).
11783 (none) (none) (none) Copper Lamp. Usual shell type. Extreme L. 190mm
11788 (none) (none) (none) Copper Pot.
11792 (none) (none) (none) Silver Bowl. Oblong.
11793 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl. Hemispherical.
11794 (none) (none) (none) Silver Bowl. Broken, distorted & decayed hemispherical? Design incised & in relief-below, conventional mountains (engraved), above, in relief, procession of mountain goats.
11804 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl. Oval with silver tubular handle-attachments.
11861A (none) (none) (none) [A-B] 2 Copper Bowls. Hemispherical. A pair of the same size (1 broken in halves)
11861B (none) (none) (none) [A-B] 2 Copper Bowls. Hemispherical. A pair of the same size (1 broken in halves)
11902 (none) (none) (none) Gold Tumbler. Fluted, with pattern at rim and the same(inverted) at base: under the base a rosette thus [Drawing of rosette] [Drawing of pattern at rim]
11905 30-12-757 (none) (none) Gold Ribbon. On the head of the central person in the domed building.
11916A (none) (none) (none) [A-B] Two Copper disks. Slightly concave, like the pans of a scale.
11916B (none) (none) (none) [A-B] Two Copper disks. Slightly concave, like the pans of a scale.
11917 (none) 1929,1017.632 (none) 3 Copper Vessels. (A) Shallow dish, circular with narrow trough spout; (B) similar; (C) A strainer, with handle (broken)
11918 (none) 1929,1017.635 (none) [A-D] Copper Tumblers. 10 in all. 3 sets, nested, of 3 each, and of 4.
11920A (none) 1929,1017.628 (none) [A-D] Copper Bowls. 6, one inside the other. one hemispherical (with small button base. One ditto, slightly smaller and 4 oval. Types III and LXIII
11920B (none) 1929,1017.631 (none) [A-D] Copper Bowls. 6, one inside the other. one hemispherical (with small button base. One ditto, slightly smaller and 4 oval.
11920C (none) (none) (none) [A-D] Copper Bowls. 6, one inside the other. one hemispherical (with small button base. One ditto, slightly smaller and 4 oval. Types III and LXIII
11920D (none) (none) (none) [A-D] Copper Bowls. 6, one inside the other. one hemispherical (with small button base. One ditto, slightly smaller and 4 oval. Types III and LXIII
11921 (none) (none) (none) Copper Jug. of the normal libation type with very long spout. [Drawing] Type XXIX
11922 (none) (none) (none) Copper Patten [Drawing] [Annotated] Type XXVIII

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