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Plaque

Object Number:B9475
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:Ibex
Tree
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number:PBS XVI: 223 - Other Number
P264841 - CDLI Number

Description

CBS Register: cast. terracotta plaque: 2 ibexes rampant under tree. Original in Constantinople.

PBS XVI: Ibexes rampant on each side of a mythical tree of life which grows on a mountain. The heraldic group is found early on Elamite painted pottery and also in Assyria, Asia Minor, the Greek islands and at Mycenae. molded plaque relief. Cast of an original in Constantinople.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. ed. Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XVI. pg. 1-52, 445 plates Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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