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Terracotta: AN1924.259

Object: Plaque

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 9.4cm. W (top section): 7.2 cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (HMR 564: Tell Uhaimir: "House Ruins": debris over room 1)

Description: with curved upper profile tapering to square lower profile; mouldmade; baked. cream slip on buff fabric; head broken off; forward facing woman squatting on a stool with legs spread and arms placed as if framing her legs and touching or grasping her feet; the structure of the four-legged stool clearly modelled with a curved seat.

Reference: ANET-23Bronze1MesII-Catalogue-1.