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Terracotta: AN1931.164

Object: Headless Female Figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 6.5cm. W: 4.7cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (K.855: Tell Ingharra: trench B.8 at 5 metres depth where the surface of the tell is 7 metres above plain level)

Description: hand-modelled; baked; pinkish-buff fabric; columnar with splayed hollow base (broken); necklace represented by incised lines; breasts in applied clay; both arms bent with hands placed on abdomen; applied clay bracelet on each wrist.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 77

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

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