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Terracotta: AN1927.3288

Object: Boat

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: L: 15.2cm. (as extant); H: 7.5cm. W: 6.7cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (X.310: Tell Ingharra: trench B at 2 metres depth)

Description: handmodelled; baked; cream slip, buff fabric; one end broken away; simple open boat with flat bottom, slightly curving and raised bow, vertical sides.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 99

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