Terra-Cotta Inscribed Cone
- Accession Date: 20 May 1935
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- Accession Number: 133972
- USNM Number: A372670-0
- Notes: This object was on display in the National Museum of Natural History exhibit "Objects of Wonder", 2017 - 2021. Exhibit label identifies as: Temple dedication cone, Sumerian, Isin (modern Iraq), circa 1,900 BC, Clay; cunieform writing. The cone was placed in the foundation of a temple to dedicate the building to King Lipit-Ishtar.
- From card: "Cunieform inscription covers 3/4 of sides. For additional information see Accession File in Processing Lab. Exhibit, Hall 26, 1976".
- Record Last Modified: 31 Aug 2020
- Specimen Count: 1
- Donor Name: Bruce Hughes Fund
- Site Name: Ur
- Topic: Archaeology
- Place: Tell el-Muqayyar, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, Asia
- Data Source: NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
- Object Type: Cone