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Object TitleRam in the Thicket
Object Number: 30-12-702
Current Location: Iraq's Ancient Past
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: Ur - 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

Description

"Ram in the Thicket" Of gold, silver, shell and lapis. Standing on mosaic pavement.
Shell is Pinctada margaritifera; and Conus or Strombus


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)View Objects in Exhibition
In A Rush? Take a Quick Tour of The Museum ( Sep 1996 - Jun 1997)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 cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 60View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 148View Objects cited in this Publication
[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 cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-3View Objects cited in this Publication

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