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Frieze: ANE.9.1948

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Current Location: Gallery 23




Frieze fragment, showing a bull, from the temple at Al-Ubaid

Measurements and weight

Length: 0.215 m
Width: 0.19 m

Place(s) associated

  • Tell al Ubaid ⪼ Iraq

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Reckitt, A. L.


1st Dynasty of Ur
Circa -2600 BCE - -2500 BCE

Components of the work

Tessera composed of shale
Bull composed of limestone
Border composed of copper alloy

Identification numbers

Accession number: ANE.9.1948
Primary reference Number: 87542
Oldadmincategory: O
Oldobjectnumber: WAE.9.1948
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 June 2017 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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