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Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel

The “Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel” is a silver hybrid figurine that curiously blends together both traditional human and bull characteristics. It measures 6 7/16” x 2…

Relief Depicting Gilgamesh Between Two Bull-Men Supporting a Winged Sun Disk

This relief is depicting Gilgamesh, the king of Uruk, between two bull-men supporting a winged sun disk. The depiction from Syro-Hittite stele is dated to approximately the 8th…

Relief Depicting Gilgamesh Between Two Bull-Men Supporting a Winged Sun Disk Support Image

This Image is of the hero Gilgamesh between the two bull-men holding up the sun disk engraved into black stone. The stone relief is almost identical to our…

Mountain Goat: Proto-Elamite Period

This Silver Scultpture of a Mountain Goat with a golden head is one of many sculptures dsicovered from Susa, Iran during the proto-elamite period that are detailed with…

Orthostat Relief: Seated Figure Holding a Lotus Flower

This is a supporting picture of the relief of Gilgamesh. This relief was carved out of limestone, similar to that of the Gilgamesh tablet. There is great detail…

Bull-Shaped Drinking Vessel

This is a supporting image of the “Kneeling Bull Holding a Spouted Vessel.” Just like the figure mentioned before hand, this drinking vessel resembles a very realistic bull….

King Gilgamesh Between Two Bull-Men

King Gilgamesh Holding Winged Sun Disc with Two Bull-men This piece, currently residing in the Aleppo Archaeological Museum, in Aleppo, Syria, is a relief carving of Gilgamesh, King…

Golden Elamite Worshipper Supporting Image

I found this image to connect to the Kneeling Bull as they are similar in scale, medium, and origination. While the Kneeling Bull had been constructed of silver,…

Humbaba Being Killed by Gilgamesh and Enkidu

I chose this image as it is one of the other many depictions that were tied together to create the Epic of Gilgamesh. It belongs to the Museum…

Jeweled Scarab notes

Mummified Green Goat

Tutakhamen’s Pectoral (Kheper) Winged Scarab

This is a pectoral of a winged scarab that belonged to King Tut. Howard Carter discovered the scarab in the tomb of Tutankhamen, in 1992. The piece is…

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