University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 38-10-55
Current Location: Collections storage
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
Height: 7cm
Width: 5cm
Depth: 11cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other NumberKH 9-124 - Field No SF

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

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