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Crushed skull & head-dress of a woman.
27th-25th c BCE Mesopotamian Sumerian (Early Dynastic) Biological Remains

SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC Anonymous (2900 BCE - 2730 BCE) Primary
c. 2600 BCE-2400 BCE
27th-25th c BCE
Gold; Silver; Lapis lazuli
Sumerian (Early Dynastic)
Ur (Tall al-Muqayyar). Iraq.
London. British Museum.
Early Dynastic III. From the Great Death-Pit in the Royal Cemetery at Ur where 73 bodies were found. This skull of body no. 53 had been crushed by the weight of the soil during burial.

Caption: SUMERIAN EARLY DYNASTIC | Crushed skull & head-dress of a woman. | c. 2600 BCE-2400 BCE | Mesopotamian | Sumerian

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