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Statue

Object Title:
Ram in the Thicket
Object Number:
30-12-702
Current Location:
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
Ur - PG 1237
Locus:
PG 1237
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Gold
Silver
Lapis
Iconography:
Ram
Goat
Tree
Description:
"Ram in the Thicket" Of gold, silver, shell and lapis. Standing on mosaic pavement.
Shell is Pinctada margaritifera; and Conus or Strombus
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
U.12357   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Mesopotamia: The Royal Tombs of Ur (1983 - 1998)
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Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4.
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[Catalogue] Zettler, Richard L. & Horne, Lee C. 1998. Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. : Page/Fig./Plate: 60
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[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 148
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[Catalogue] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 121
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[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22-3
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