Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

Browse Collection

9 of 393

First Object

Previous Object

Return to

Return to

Return to
All Online Collections

Next Object

Last Object

Click to hide image

Terracotta: AN1924.251

Object: Female figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 7.5cm. W:

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (HMR 893: Tell Uhaimir: Temple Area: Great Court)

Description: handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff fabric; naked; arms and legs broken off; pinched nose; hair, marked by incised lines, falls in a large projecting curl at the back of the neck (now broken); multiple choker necklace of punched circles; band of punched circles also representing a necklace above the breasts; traces of applied breasts and navel now missing; pubic triangle depicted with incised lines and punched circles; projecting hips; line incised down the back representing the necklace counterpoise.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 106

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

Other Images

Click to hide image