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Fragment of a vessel with wheat stalks and a procession of bulls in relief

Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
ca. 3300–2900 B.C.
Southern Mesopotamia
W. 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
1927, bought by W. Gedney Beatty from Alex. D. Messayeh; from 1931, on loan by W. Gedney Beatty to the Museum (L.30.42.7); acquired by the Museum in 1941, bequest of W. Gedney Beatty.

“Toro!! The Bull in Human History, Art and Sports.” University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming, April 15, 2005–September 4, 2005.

“Before the Flood.” Fundación ‘La Caixa’, Barcelona, Madrid, November 29, 2012–June 30, 2013.

Rakic, Yelena. 2012. "Fragmento de una vasija con espigas de trigo y una procesión de toros en relieve." In Antes del Diluvio: Mesopotamia 3500-2100 A.C., exh. cat. Barcelona: Obra Social "la Caixa", Polígrafa, p. 241.
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