Category:Plans of a house AO 338
|Plan of a house or temple. Tello, Lower Mesopotamia (Iraq).|
Plan of a house or temple. Tello, Lower Mesopotamia (Iraq).
The building is divided into 6 rooms, three for official purposes and three for private purposes. The function and sizes of most rooms is specified: unspecified (7 × 3 metres), "vestibule" (kisal, 6 × 4.5 m), "inner room" or "sanctuary" (pa-pah, 3 × 6 m), "private quarters" (ki-tus, 4 × 6 m), "dark room" (e-sa 2 m wide), lost. The dimensions of the rooms have been writen by a scribe, indicating that the drawing is not to scale.
late 3rd millennium BC
Height: 11 cm (4.3 ″); Width: 9 cm (3.5 ″); Thickness: 1.6 cm (0.6 ″)
Mésopotamie, room 3: Mésopotamie, IIe millénaire avant J.-C.. Richelieu, ground floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Near Eastern Antiquities).
: excavated by Ernest de Sarzec.
|References||Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 24724|