University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleRam in the Thicket
Object Number: 30-12-702
Current Location: Out on loan
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 1237
Locus: PG 1237
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Silver
Lapis
Iconography:Ram
Goat
Tree
Height: 42.5cm
Length: 82cm
Width: 27.94cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1930
Other NumberU.12357 - Field No SF
B18422 - Old Museum Number

Description

"Ram in the Thicket"
Shell is Pinctada margaritifera; and Conus or Strombus
CBS Register: U.12357. Goat of gold, silver, lapis, shell, in the round, standing in a gold bush, on moasic pavement. Height 380mm. PG 1237.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 60View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 148View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 121View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-3View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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