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Terracotta: AN1924.252

Object: Standing Bear

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 8.6cm. W: 5.2cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (791)

Description: handmodelled; baked; buff fabric; paws broken off; short stubby legs; plain body; head tilted to the right; broad snout with incised eyes and lines across the head.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 123

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