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Handle (uncertain)

Object Number:65-31-369
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Hasanlu
Archaeology Area: CC31(4)/357 [Room1]
Period: Hasanlu Period IV
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Iconography:Bull Head
Credit Line:The Hasanlu Project; Robert H. Dyson Jr., 1964
Other Number:HAS64-906 - Field No SF

Description

Ivory fragment, top of bull's head(?)

Muscarella Publication: "Half of a hollow handle (?) carved in the form of a stylized horned animal's head. A narrow herringbone pattern forms the mane, and two relief bands, one a zig-zag, the other a rope pattern, define the neck."

Bibliography:

[Book] Muscarella, Oscar W. 1980. The Catalogue of Ivories from Hasanlu, Iran.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 144/ Fig. 273View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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