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Double-Bull Column Capital with Worker

1933

The Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute

DOUBLE-BULL COLUMN CAPITAL
WITH WORKER
Unfinished Gate
Field Negative 33.471
Negative N. 12864
Herzfeld Expedition 1933

This bull capital was discovered next to the Unfinished Gate that preceded the Hall of 100 Columns. The kneeling worker shows the colossal scale of this stone figure, which is only one of a pair of back-to-back bull protomes.

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Details

  • Title: Double-Bull Column Capital with Worker
  • Date Created: 1933
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Location Created: Persepolis, Iran
  • Provenance: Acquired by the Herzfeld Expedition, 1933
  • Type: Field Negative
  • Rights: © Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
  • External Link: Oriental Institute, P. 23335
  • Photograph Registration Number: Herzfeld Field Negative 33.471 / N. 12864 / P. 23335

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