Stamp Seal


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 38-10-118
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area P 43/40
Period Jemdet Nasr
Section Near Eastern
Materials Marble (Stone)
Iconography Bull

White marble, in form of reclining bull, head facing front, in the round. Eyes drilled out for inlays, now missing. Pierced vertically through back. Underside carved with drill technique, 4 running animals.

Height 4.2 cm
Length 4.5 cm
Thickness 3.3 cm
Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other Number KH 9-55 - Field No SF

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