A rare Northern Iraqi terracotta fragment of a sheep’s head.The item has incised holes for eyes, and curled horns. There is a mane down the back of the sheep’s neck. The item comes with custom wood stand, and a handwritten note.
The note reads:
Head of Sheep in Terracotta
Broken off at neck. Knobby horns applied, holes for eyes, a kind of mane down back of neck.
Northern Iraq, c.3000-2600 BC.
W. G. Lambert
Measurements: circa 9.2cm height
Provenance: ex S.M. London collection 1979-99.
- Sheep's Head Fragment (with paperwork from prof Lambert)
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 3000-2600 BC