Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Fara

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-20-2
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Culture Sumerian
Provenience Iraq | Fara
Period Pre-Sargonic
Section Near Eastern
Materials Copper | Stone | Mollusk Shell
Iconography Goat Head

Copper, with stone and shell inlay

Published by H.V.Hilprecht in EXCAVATIONS IN ASSYRIA AND BABYLONIA, p.540 (1904). At that time the head was in the Museum (p.xix). It was later incorporated in the Sallie Crozer Hilprecht Collection. A piece of the horn,catalogued as CBS 19867, is still in the Museum.


Height 17 cm
Width 17 cm
Depth 8 cm
Credit Line Bequest of H. V. Hilprecht and S. C. Hilprecht, 1925/1929

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