From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B17088
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area From the lower (Larsa) levels of the SM site
Section Near Eastern
Materials Diorite

CBS Register: ram's head in diorite. hole in the neck for fixing on separate body. U.7598a

UE VII: Ram's head carved in the round in diorite. Part of the nostrils and mouth missing and all the front of the neck. The eyes were inlaid and in the sockets were found traces of paste eyeballs. A hole 0.015 m. in diameter is bored in the neck for attachment, probably to a pole. This is a companion piece to U.16427 (31-43-173) and to the fragmentary example U.6832 (BM118565)

Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number U.7598a - Field No SF

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