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Object Number:B16684.3
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Bitumen
Iconography:Bull
Height: 2.8 cm
Width: 2.7 cm
Depth: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other Number:U.10948 - Field No SF

Description

Reclining, bearded bull. Double stringer,hole in base,with possible remains of rivet head for attaching stringer to animal. Gold foil over bitumen(?), seam visible at base.

CBS Register: Gold diadem of Queen Shubad. Animal figures, leaves, fruits, on background of blue beads.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Horne, Lee C., and Zettler, Richard L. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 92-93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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