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Object Number:29-20-2
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Sumerian
Provenience: Iraq
Fara
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Copper
Stone
Mollusk Shell
Iconography:Goat Head
Height: 17 cm
Width: 17 cm
Depth: 8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of H. V. Hilprecht and S. C. Hilprecht, 1925/1929

Description

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.

#154

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Near East Study Room (1955 - 1982) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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