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Plaque depicting a pair of bulls, with a crescent symbolizing the moon god Sin atop a mountain-like pedestal on their backs

UnknownOld Babylonian Period, first half of the 2nd millennium BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Credit: Purchase, Anna D. Ternbach Bequest Fund, in memory of Joseph Ternbach

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  • Title: Plaque depicting a pair of bulls, with a crescent symbolizing the moon god Sin atop a mountain-like pedestal on their backs
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Old Babylonian Period, first half of the 2nd millennium BCE
  • Location: Mesopotamia (Iraq)
  • Type: Plaque
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem / by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Clay
  • Dimensions: H. 7 cm, W. 6.3 cm, Th. 0.7 cm
  • Curator: Peri, Laura A.

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