Comparative Guts

Close this search box.


kukkudru (Only known) drawing of the forth stomach of a sheep (abomasum) on the reverse of a clay tablet containing extispicy omens regarding the stomach of sacrificial sheep (kukkudru). Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin (Museum Number: VAT 13141 – Bab 36607), reverse. Photo: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer – The reverse […]


Previous Next tīrānū Clay tablet representing a conical model of tīrānū, sheep entrails. Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven, Connecticut (Museum Number: YBC 3000; or CDLI no. P290764), side and top view. Photos: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) – The clay model YBC 3000 is a plastic rendering of tīrānū, sheep entrails, […]