Crushed Skull and Headdress from Ur

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published on 28 July 2014

This crushed skull and its surrounding elaborate headdress was excavated (en bloc) from one of the royal cemeteries at Ur, the Great Death-Pit. This is a head of one of queen/princess Pu'Abi's female attendants. Early dynastic period, circa 2600 BCE. From Ur, Mesopotamia, Iraq. (The The British Museum, London).



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