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Terracotta: AN1929.381

Object: Quadruped

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 3.2cm. L: 4.5cm.

Region: Sumer

Description: handmodelled; baked; greyish-buff fabric; legs and much of the head missing; an upright mane, indicated by an incised piece of applied clay down the back of the neck, suggests it is an equid .

Reference: ANET-23Bronze1MesII-Catalogue-1.