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Object Number:
29-20-3
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Sumerian
Provenience:
Iraq
Fara
Period:
Pre-Sargonic
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Copper
Iconography:
Goat Head
Description:
Copper, similar to 29-20-2, but larger, kept by H.V. Hilprecht. See description in EXCAVATIONS IN ASSYRIA AND BABYLONIA, p. 539: "A better preserved, larger head of the same animal (two thirds life size)." --not illustrated.

Museum Bulletin Vol. I, No. 1, Plate VIII

#153
Height:
22.3cm
Width:
23cm
Depth:
10cm
Credit Line:
Gift Sallie Crozer Hilprecht

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4. : Page/Fig./Plate: 43
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 154
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[Catalogue] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 82
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[Book] Kawami, Trudy S. & Olbrantz, John. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. : Page/Fig./Plate: 162/47
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