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Terracotta: AN1924.250

Object: Bird

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 6.7cm. W: 3.8cm. L: 7.9cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (1030: 2m deep on southern slope of Mound A)

Description: hollow; handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff fabric; applied blob eyes; incised lines on the body to represent feathers and wings; legs folded under the body.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 46

Follow this link to the Early Dynastic Period in Sumer Chapter of the Catalogue