Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 33-35-433
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PG. Pit W. SIS 4-5
Period Early Dynastic I | Early Dynastic II
Date Made 2900-2700 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta

UE III: a lion attacks an ibex (?) falling head foremost to the ground. A nude hunter has caught him by the tail and spears him from behind. Leaf (?), star flower. Thirty-two large and small fragments. Clay sealing. Baked and shellacked post-excavation. Fragment with impression of men fighting animals.

Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1933
Other Number U.18414 - Field No SF | UE III: 256 - Other Number | 758 - Other Number | P481115 - CDLI Number | UM 33-35-433 - Other Number

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