Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN.Susa Loan (Louvre), no. 13

Object: Bird

Period: Late Prehistoric Period

Dimensions: H: 4.5cm. L: 5cm.

Region: Elam

Find Spot: Susa

Description: handmodelled; pink core, cream slip; head missing and tail broken; solid egg-shaped body with legs fused into a columnar support with broken and eroded lower edge.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 163

Follow this link to the Bronze Age in Iran: Elam and the Western Highland Zone Chapter of the Catalogue