Leather plaque; punched and embossed with a central representation of the Ishtar Gate at Babylon, surrounded by smaller representations of iconic sites, monuments and antiquities from Iraq, the latter all from the Iraq Museum; brown and cream leather with a small cord suspension loop at the top.
- Made in: Iraq
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq)
- Found/Acquired: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 25.5 centimetres
- Width: 23.2 centimetres
- Thickness: 0.3 centimetres
Inscription ContentWelcome to Iraq. More than 7000 years of civilization
- Associated with: Ur
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Ur (city - archaic))
- Associated with: Warka
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Warka)
- Associated with: Baghdad
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Baghdad)
- Topographic representation of: Taq-i Kisra
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq,South Iraq,Taq-i Kisra)
- Topographic representation of: Hatra
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq,North Iraq,Hatra)
- Topographic representation of: Samarra
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq,North Iraq,Samarra',Samarra)
- Topographic representation of: Ishtar Gate
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Ishtar Gate (Babylon))
- Topographic representation of: Qadhimain
- (Asia,Middle East,Iraq,South Iraq,Qadhimain)
Given to John Curtis by Ali al-Sheikh.
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Object reference number: WCO191087
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