Object: Female face
Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period
Dimensions: H: 5.5cm. W: 6cm.
Find Spot: Unprovenanced
Description: originally applied with clay to a vessel; mouldmade; baked; cream slip, buff fabric; traces of white plaster and red paint; fully modelled face with damaged nose; hair arranged in an elaborate braid across the brow retained by bands; applied band across front of head above braid; broken projections on either side may be horn bases.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 151
Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 2