University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16569
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: KPS A-6; under the Kassite houses SE of the Gipar-ku
Period: Ur I
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gypsum
Iconography:Ram
Height: 36cm
Length: 65.5cm
Width: 13cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1926
Other NumberU.6756b - Field No SF

Description

UE IV: one of two protomoi of rams in grey gypsum; the heads and fore parts of the bodies are carved in the round, the back part is left rough; probably the supports of a throne. found in a cache with U.6410 (Baghdad 1178), 6795, etc, under the Kassite houses SE of the Gi-par-ku
CBS Register: Figure of a ram carved in gypsum. Back left rough. A support for a throne. 1st dyn?


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