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Furniture Fragment

Object Number:
38-10-55
Current Location:
Iraq's Ancient Past
Provenience:
Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area:
in altar of Long Shrine P 45/51
Period:
Early Dynastic
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Alabaster
Iconography:
Bull
Human Face
Description:
Alabaster. In form of a kneeling bearded bull. The rear legs are not shown, the back of the body being cut for attachment to the chair; horizontal boring through the body for a dowel; smaller boring across its width at the back. Incomplete.
Height:
7cm
Width:
5cm
Depth:
11cm
Credit Line:
Khafaje Expedition
Other Number:
KH 9-124   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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