Furniture Fragment


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 38-10-55
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area in altar of Long Shrine P 45/51
Period Early Dynastic
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster
Iconography Bull | Human Face

Alabaster. In form of a kneeling bearded bull. The rear legs are not shown, the back of the body being cut for attachment to the chair; horizontal boring through the body for a dowel; smaller boring across its width at the back. Incomplete.

Height 7 cm
Width 5 cm
Depth 11 cm
Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other Number KH 9-124 - Field No SF

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