The golden bull is a symbol of the Mesopotamian sun god Shamash. The bull-headed lyre of Ur is among the most significant artifacts that shed light on early Mesopotamian funerary rituals. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA. 
Photo by Babylon Chronicle

The golden bull is a symbol of the Mesopotamian sun god Shamash. The bull-headed lyre of Ur is among the most significant artifacts that shed light on early Mesopotamian funerary rituals. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA. 

Photo by Babylon Chronicle

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