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Terracotta: AN1930.214

Object: Female figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 8.5cm. W: 2.8cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (KM 395: Tell Ingharra: trench B.5 at 4 metres depth where the surface of the tell is 6 metres above plain level)

Description: hand-modelled; baked; cream slip on a buff fabric; columnar with splayed, hollow base; head, now damaged, shows traces of a back-projecting hair style with fan-shaped upper and lower edges; breasts in applied clay; left arm bent at the elbow with the hand on the left breast; right, now lost, appears to have been down the side.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 76

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

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