- Museum number
Artificial flower of fired clay; eight reddish limestone petals held in place by bitumen.
- Production date
Diameter: 15 centimetres
Height: 39 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is one of a series of identical objects which may have been placed at the feet of bulls on façade, so that the animals appeared to walk through a flowery meadow.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 - 2014 22 June - 6 Jan, Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, 'Mesopotamia, Inventing Our World'
2013: 30 Jan-13 May, Museum of History, Hong Kong, 'The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia'
2012: 4 May-7 Oct, Melbourne Museum, 'The Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia'
2011 28 March-26 June, Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, 'Splendours of Mesopotamia'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Objects allotted to the British Museum from the joint expedition of 1923-1924.
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 259.FF (?)