Urartian Bull's Head Spout

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 23 November 2018
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This bronze spout was shaped like a bull's head. The horns are curved and there is an ornamented forelock. From Urmia, north-western Iran. Urartian, 8th to 7th century BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 23). Urartian Bull's Head Spout. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9538/urartian-bulls-head-spout/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Urartian Bull's Head Spout." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9538/urartian-bulls-head-spout/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Urartian Bull's Head Spout." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2018. Web. 01 Aug 2021.