Urartian Ritual Vessel with Bull Heads

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 November 2017
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This Urartian ritual vessel made from baked clay is decorated with the heads of three bulls. It was found in the Biani tomb in what's present-day Yerevan, Armenia, and it dates from the 8th century BCE. (Erebuni Historical and Archaeological Preserve, Yerevan, Armenia.)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 20). Urartian Ritual Vessel with Bull Heads. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7662/urartian-ritual-vessel-with-bull-heads/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Urartian Ritual Vessel with Bull Heads." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7662/urartian-ritual-vessel-with-bull-heads/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Urartian Ritual Vessel with Bull Heads." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Nov 2017. Web. 18 Oct 2021.