- Museum number
Lapis lazuli cylinder seal; inscription; the design is divided into two parts, both showing banquet scenes; above - figure stands before seated person who drinks from a goblet, two seated figures drinking by pipe or straw from a large vessel; below - man stands before table? and pot-bearer before seated dignitary; a cup-bearer before another seated person. The seated figures on both registers consist of a man and a woman who is possibly Pu-abi; repaired - repaired - part of lower register chipped off and glued in place.
- Production date
Diameter: 2.30 centimetres
Height: 4.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The jewellery was found by the right arm of Queen Pu-abi herself, who lay outstretched on her back upon a bier; other items are now preserved in the Iraq Museum in Baghdad and the University Museum in Philadelphia.
- On display (G56/dc13)
- Exhibition history
2014 7 Jun - 15 Sep, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 'The Extraordinary in the Ordinary: Chairs for viewing the World through time'
1999, Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum 'Royal Cemetery of Ur'
- Fair; repaired - part of lower register chipped off and glued in place.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Excavation/small finds number: U.10871 (excavation number)