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|Credit Line:||Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900|
|Other Number||PBS XVI: 191 - Other Number|
CBS Register: cast of a mask. stone-inlaid. Bull's ear. Enkidu? Parthian or Achaemenid Period? 18 mm.
PBS XVI: (published as B5916) Cast of a stone mask of Enkidu the bullman, with bull’s ears and crescent horns. It has much in common with the glazed mask above (B15461): inlaid eyes and eyebrows, pierced ears, straight cut forehead, probably surmounted by a separate piece, the crescent horns perhaps in a different material. Enkidu and Gilgamesh are traditional protectors of the gates of temples and places and perhaps also of the graves. Original missing.
|[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur. XVI. 1-52, 445 plates. Actual Citation||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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