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Terracotta: AN1931.167

Object: Sitting animal (?)

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H. 7.5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (K.881: Tell Ingharra: trench C-9 at 4 metres depth where the surface of the tell is 6 metres above plain level).

Description: handmodelled; baked; buff fabric; splayed out front and rear legs broken off; flat back; prominent chest with incised central and radiating lines; pointed snout; blob eyes applied in clay.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 102

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