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Terracotta: AN1931.463

Object: Plaque fragment

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 6.7cm. W: 4.4cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Ur

Description: mouldmade; buff slip on greyish-buff core; worn surface; nude female in low relief broken off below the arms; worn surface; broad head-band restraining the hair; choker necklace with vertical spacers at regular intervals; hands clasped below breasts.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 130

Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 2