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Object Number: B16684.5
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Bitumen
Iconography:Stag
Height: 3.5cm
Width: 3.2cm
Depth: 1.1cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10948 - Field No SF

Description

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)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93View Objects cited in this Publication

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