Mesopotamian Terracotta Sheep's Head Fragment (with paperwork from prof Lambert)

Description
Mesopotamian Terracotta Sheep's Head Fragment (with paperwork from prof Lambert)
Circa 3000-2600 BC

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.
Rare
W. G. Lambert

Measurements: circa 9.2cm height

Provenance: ex S.M. London collection 1979-99.

Lot details
Culture
Mesopotamian
Material
Terracotta
Object
Sheep's Head Fragment (with paperwork from prof Lambert)
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 3000-2600 BC
Condition
Fragment
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