13 June 2000
TWO SUMERIAN SHELL INLAYS
early dynastic iii, circa 2600 b.c.
One depicting the head of a worshipper in profile to the right, preserved from the nose up, the large eye with a dotted pupil; together with the body of a recumbent animal, perhaps a bull, with its tail curled over its flank
15/8 in. (4.1 cm) long for the larger (2)
Dr. Elie Borowski
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