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Terracotta: AN1924.245

Object: Lower part of a plaque with nude female clasping her hands on her abdomen

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 7.3cm. W: 5.5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (HMR 847: Tell Uhaimir: Well Court)

Description: mouldmade; baked cream slip on pink fabric; broken straight across the abdomen, feet also missing; repaired in antiquity with bitumen across the break line.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 108

Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1