Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

Browse Collection

17 of 393

First Object

Previous Object

Return to

Return to

Return to
All Online Collections

Next Object

Last Object

Click to hide image

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: Moorey (2004) 113

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