Iraq's Ancient Past
Reclining, Horned Stag. Gold foil over bitumen(?), seam visible at base. Holes in center base and center back, where stringer would have been attached to animal, no stringer present.
CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.
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] Zettler, Richard L. and Horne, Lee. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93
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