British Institute of the Study of Iraq (formerly the British School of Archaeology in Iraq), the Iraq Museum, Baghdad, and Stuart Laidlaw
Four calves serve as handles on the lid of this ivory cosmetic box. The side of the box, which stands 3.75 inches high, is decorated with scenes of a king at a banquet. His attendant swats flies with one hand and holds a wine strainer in the other. Other scenes on the side show a man leading a bull toward a tree and a goddess between two palm trees.