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Terracotta: AN1927.3290

Object: Fragment of a model bed

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: L: 8.5cm. W: 2.8cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (X.317: Tell Ingharra: Trench B at 2 metres depth)

Description: mouldmade; baked; buff fabric; indications of a webbed or woven mattress stretched over a wooden frame set on four low legs, only two of which survive.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 95

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