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Cast

Plaque

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Object Number:
B9475
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:
Ibex
Tree
Description:
CBS Register: cast. terracotta plaque: 2 ibexes rampant under tree. Original in Constantinople.
PBS XVI: Ibexes rampant on each side of a mythical tree of life which grows on a mountain. The heraldic group is found early on Elamite painted pottery and also in Assyria, Asia Minor, the Greek islands and at Mycenae. Moulded plaque relief. Cast of an original in Constantinople.
Other Number:
PBS XVI: 223   -   Other Number

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