Description Combat scenes between humans and other creatures became very popular in the later Early Dynastic period. The intricate pairing of interlocking figures creates an elaborate, decorative pattern. The star between the heads of the bull and goat may represent the sign for "deity."
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1941, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1941, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1941
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