University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B17694B
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PG 789
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Shell
Lapis
Bitumen
Silver
Iconography:Bull Head
Length: 40cm
Width: 25cm
Depth: 19cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1928
Other NumberU.10556 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: Bull's gold head, and shell inlay plaques. Harp of the king. Reconstructed. PG 789
Eyes of head are either Conus or Strombus


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:

[Journal] Adams, Liliana O. "Sumerian Harps from Ur", The American Harp Journal Vol.: 19:2.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Galpin, Francis W. 1937. The Music of the Sumerians and their Immediate Sucessors the Babylonian and Assyrians. : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate VIII:2View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 53View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 149View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 105View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] de Schauensee, Maude. 2002. Two Lyres from Ur. 125.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Frontis PieceView Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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