University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-20-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Section:Near Eastern
Mollusk Shell
Iconography:Goat Head
Height: 17cm
Width: 17cm
Depth: 8cm
Credit Line:Bequest of H. V. Hilprecht and S. C. Hilprecht, 1925/1929


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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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