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Object Number:B15880
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Al 'Ubaid
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Shell
Bitumen
Iconography:Bull
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Al'Ubaid, Iraq, 1924
Other Number:TO.300 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: reconstructed frieze of 6 original bulls, in shell on bitumen background.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus.. New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 87View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Olbrantz, John, and Kawami, Trudy S. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections.. University of Washington Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: 161/46View Objects related to this

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