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Terracotta: AN1927.3278

Object: Nude female

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 6.8cm. W: 2.7cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (X.156: Tell Ingharra: Hillock A: A3 from a room)

Description: mouldmade; baked; buff fabric; very worn surface; pierced diagonally at the top for suspension; elaborate, tall headdress; head with an extension on each side pierced through with four small holes one above the other; hands cupping breasts; feet missing; incised signs(?); on the back.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 84

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

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