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Terracotta: AN1930.215

Object: Male figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 9.3cm. W: 6.2cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (KM 258; YWN at 1m. depth)

Description: handmodelled; baked; creamslip on a pink core; plank-like, tapering to a break at knee-level; prominent pinched nose (broken), blob-shaped eyes in applied clay (one lost); traces of applied hair or headband; arms broken just below the shoulders on each side; no indication of gender.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 70

Follow this link to the Early Dynastic Period in Sumer Chapter of the Catalogue

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