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