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Terracotta: AN1929.233

Object: Triangular shaped plaque with nude female in low relief

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 7.2cm. W (top): 1cm. W (base): 2.5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (V.455: Tell Ingharra: trench C3 at 3 metres depth)

Description: mouldmade; baked; pink fabric with traces of red paint; worn surface; elaborate tall hair style or headdress; hands shown cupping breasts; free-standing on base with the feet set on a small projection; pierced diagonally at the top for suspension.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 85

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