Door socket with cuneiform inscription of Ur-Nammu


  • Title

    Door socket with cuneiform inscription of Ur-Nammu

  • Associated place

    Abu Shahrain (possible) (possible find spot)
  • Date

    2100 BC
  • Material and technique

    grey stone

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    40 x 34 x 13 cm (length x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Henrietta May Connaught Grimshaw, 2011.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Collins, Paul, Mountains and Lowlands Ancient Iran and Mesopotamia (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2016), p.86, illus. p.86

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