Ram in the Thicket
Iraq's Ancient Past
"Ram in the Thicket" Of gold, silver, shell and lapis. Standing on mosaic pavement.
Shell is Pinctada margaritifera; and Conus or Strombus
Joint British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.
[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 60
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 148
[Catalogue] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 121
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