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Terracotta: AN1931.170

Object: Nude female in low relief on a plaque

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 10cm. W: 2.4cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (K.933: Tell Ingharra, trench C-10 at 1 metre depth where the surface of the tell is 2 metres above plain level)

Description: mouldmade; baked; buff fabric; fire stained; drapery (perhaps unfolded from her body); or blankets with tasselled lower borders behind her; very worn surface; hands clasped on her abdomen; pubic triangle incised.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 82

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

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