Inscribed cone or nail
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Neo-Sumerian Period, reign of Gudea of Lagash
Object Place: Sumer
Legacy dimension: H. .114 D. .048
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Foundation deposit in the form of cone/nail inscribed with dedication in Sumerian.
By 1946: with Mrs. Herbert D. Ward, Wellesley; 1948: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Herbert D. Ward.*
(Accession date: November 14, 1946)
* Three objects, 46.1136-1138, were purchased as a group for $50.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund