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Object Number:
B17195
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
loose in upper soil
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Magnesite
Iconography:
Lion
Description:
UE IV: Figure of a lion, in white limestone, the body alone preserved: the animal was couched with the head resting on the forelegs; a hole in the body seems intended to receive a tenon perhaps of a figure which stood on the back of the lion.
CBS Register: Season V. crouching lion modelled in the round. magnesite (?) front part of the body. hole inside for mounting.
Other Number:
U.7600   -   Field No SF

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