Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Al 'Ubaid

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B15895
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Al 'Ubaid
Section Near Eastern
Materials Copper | Bronze
Iconography Bull

CBS Register: Copper relief--crouched copper bull from Temple of Nin Harsag.

According to Publication of 1927: "TO.294. Figure of bull, the body complete but the head which had been facing right, missing; TO.297, which was lying close to the relief, may well belong to it and has been restored as such. The body is in fairly good condition.. Height 0.23m, length of fragment 0.60m.

TO.297. Head of bull from the frieze. Found lying close to TO.294, to which it probably belonged. Width across ears 0.16m, back of head to muzzle 0.11m."

According to Inventory of 1988: Missing.

According to Research in 2001: Probably the full relief on 17C; the head would then be field number TO.297 [see annotation under field number for this object]

Length 61 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Al'Ubaid, Iraq, 1924
Other Number TO.294 - Field No SF

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