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Terracotta: AN1925.151

Object: Bird

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 4.2cm. L: 7cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (2699: 3cm. below surface above chamber 9 of palace A)

Description: hollow; handmodelled; baked; buff fabric; made to stand on a low pedestal base, where the feet would be; rattle inside.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 47

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