TREASURES OF THE
IRAQ MUSEUM IN BAGHDAD



Traveling Exhibition
Photo Archive



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Seashell lamp. Tutub/Khafaje. Early Dynastic, c. 3000-2500 BC. Shell inlaid with bitumen and mother of pearl, l. 17.8 cm. IM 27903.



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Lion. Eridu/Abu Shahrain. Neo-Sumerian, c. 2150-1950 BC. Basalt, h. 165 cm IM 60981.



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Seated statue of the goddess Baba. Uruk/Warka. Neo-Sumerian, c. 2150-1950 BC. Dark stone, h. 18 cm. IM 18663.



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Male head with cap from a statue. Uruk/Warka. Neo-Sumerian, c. 2150-1950 BC. Limestone, h. 12 cm. IM 41014.



35.
(LEFT)Foundation figurine of the king Ur-Namma carrying basket of bricks. Uruk/Warka. Founder of Ur III, reign 2097-2080 BC. Bronze, h. 26.5 cm. IM 45428.
(RIGHT)Cuneiform tablet found with the foundation figurine of the king Ur-Namma. Uruk/Warka. Ur III, reign c. 2097-2080 BC. Bronze, h. 26.5 cm, IM 45428.



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Armrest for a throne in the form of a ram. Ur/Tell al Muqayyar. Ur I, c. 2600-2425 BC or Ur III, 2097-1989 BC. Limestone, h. 37 cm, l. 56 cm. IM 24690.



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Vase inscribed to Enannepadda, daughter of king Urbaba of Lagash. Ur/Tell al Muqayyar. Neo-Sumerian, c. 2150-1950 BC. Banded alabaster. IM 1170.



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Statuette of a nude female. Provenance unknown. Old Babylonian, c. 2040-1750 BC. Terracotta, h. 17.5 cm. IM 21399.



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Statuette of an armed warrior-king. Girsu/Tello. Old Babylonian, c. 2040-1750 BC. Terracotta, h. 18 cm. IM 16303.



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Relief plaque of man with musical instrument and animals. Nippur/Nuffar. Old Babylonian, c. 2040-1750 BC. Terracotta, h. 9.5 cm, w. 15.5 cm. IM 56464.





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Photo source: Tesouros Do Museu De Bagdade, exhibition catalog by Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisboa, 1965. Special thanks to Tom Nieuwenhuis, Amsterdam.

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