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Terracotta: AN1924.236

Object: Fragment of a monumental lion's paw

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 7cm. L: 14cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Tell Uhaimir, (HMR 919: Tell Uhaimir: "House Ruins": near the surface)

Description: mouldmade (?); baked; buff fabric; set on a rectangular base.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 120

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