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Terracotta: AN1930.390

Object: Face of Humbaba

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: 9.8 x 9cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Unprovenanced

Description: mouldmade; originally red slipped or red painted; baked; buff fabric; eroded surface; pierced through each ear, the right one now broken; the face resembles no. 92 here; but all detail is now lost.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 149

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

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