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The Imdugud Relief

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Imdugud Relief
  • Description

    Copper alloy relief on bitumen of lion-headed eagle Imdugud gripping the haunches of two stags; also three fragments of lead thought to have been used to fix antlers of stags head.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2500BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 259.08 centimetres
    • Height: 106.68 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Anon 1927a (first publication after display) bibliographic details
    • Frankfort H 1954a 30, pl.27a bibliographic details
    • Braun-Holzinger E A 1984a 77, pl.16 bibliographic details
    • Spycket A 1981a p.138 bibliographic details
    • Woolley 1961a p.51 bibliographic details
    • Budge E A W 1922a p.57 bibliographic details
    • Roaf M 1990a p.86 bibliographic details
    • Margueron J-C 1965a pl.54 bibliographic details
    • Strommenger E & Hirmer M 1962a pl.79 bibliographic details
    • Mitchell T C 1969a pl.XX bibliographic details
    • Barnett & Wiseman 1960a pp.14-15, no. 4 bibliographic details
    • Hall & Woolley 1927a pp.28-29, 85, pl.VI bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G56/od

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


COMPASS Title: Copper frieze


COMPASS Title: Copper frieze

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