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Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh)

Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh), Mesopotamia
Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh), zoomed in
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Bull Head from Girsu (Telloh) is a Mesopotamian Copper and Lapis Lazuli Sculpture created in 3000 BCE. It lives at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Bulls and Sculpture. Source

Bull head, probably affixed to the sound-chest of a lyre, excavated by Ernest de Sarzec. Place: Girsu (modern city of Telloh, Iraq).

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