University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B16684.4
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 800
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Bitumen
Iconography:Bull
Height: 3cm
Width: 2.7cm
Depth: 1.4cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10948 - Field No SF

Description

Reclining, bearded bull.Detached 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:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 93View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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