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Terracotta: AN1930.213

Object: Fragment of a chariot model

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: L: 8.1cm. W: 7.7cm. (including axle projection)

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (V.582: Tell Ingharra: trench C-4 at 3 metres depth)

Description: mouldmade; baked clay; cream slip on pink fabric; details in red and black paint; two-wheeled "platform car" like no. 96 above; front broken off; block seat over axle; backstep; no surviving wheels.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 97

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