University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B9475
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other NumberPBS XVI: 223 - Other Number


CBS Register: cast. terracotta plaque: 2 ibexes rampant under tree. Original in Constantinople.
PBS XVI: Ibexes rampant on each side of a mythical tree of life which grows on a mountain. The heraldic group is found early on Elamite painted pottery and also in Assyria, Asia Minor, the Greek islands and at Mycenae. Moulded plaque relief. Cast of an original in Constantinople.

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