Object: Fragment of a chariot model front
Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period
Dimensions: 6.3 x 6.5cm.
Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (X.92: Tell Uhaimir: surface)
Description: with a relief scene on the inside; mouldmade; baked; cream slip on a buff fabric; very worn surface; broken at the neck level of the figures depicted; to right: a headless standing goddess (?); wearing an ankle-length pleated garment drawn back to reveal her right leg set forward; in her left hand she holds the hilt of a curved sword behind her; her right hand is sharply bent at the elbow at chest level and may have held a staff; to left: facing the goddess, a headless standing male figure in a knee-length garment holding a curved sword in his right hand behind his back, his left is raised to meet that of the goddess opposite; possibly the lower part of the same scene as (124).
Reference: Moorey (2004) 117
Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1