Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-12-696
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area Ur - PG 1332
Locus PG 1332
Date Made 2550-2450 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze | Silver | Lapis Lazuli | Mollusk Shell
Iconography Bull

Copper. From a harp. Calf's Head Attach.

Note on card from storage: Also a bitumen core from inside the calf's head.

See 30-12-484 : inlay from collar.

[MASCA testing prove this is bronze, not copper. The eyes are conus and lapis]

Height 11 cm
Length 12 cm
Width 13 cm
Depth 8 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other Number U.12435 - Field No SF

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