Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Fara

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-20-3
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Sumerian
Provenience Iraq | Fara
Period Pre-Sargonic
Section Near Eastern
Materials Copper | Mollusk Shell | Stone
Iconography Goat Head

Copper, with stone and shell inlay

Copper, similar to 29-20-2, but larger, kept by H.V. Hilprecht. See description in EXCAVATIONS IN ASSYRIA AND BABYLONIA, p. 539: "A better preserved, larger head of the same animal (two thirds life size)." --not illustrated.

Museum Bulletin Vol. I, No. 1, Plate VIII


Height 22.3 cm
Width 23 cm
Depth 10 cm
Credit Line Bequest of H. V. Hilprecht and S. C. Hilprecht, 1925/1929

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