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Terracotta: AN1963.160

Object: Plaque fragment

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 5.1cm. W: 6.8cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Unprovenanced

Description: with the head of a "shrouded god" in low relief; mouldmade; baked; pink slip on a buff fabric; horned crown with prominent animal-shaped ears; traces of the tops of lion-sceptres on each side of his head.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 152

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