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Object Number: B16684.3
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Height: 2.8cm
Width: 2.7cm
Depth: 1.2cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10948 - Field No SF


Reclining, bearded bull. Double stringer,hole in base,with possible remains of rivet head for attaching stringer to animal. Gold foil over bitumen(?), seam visible at base.
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


[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 92-93View Objects cited in this Publication

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