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Terracotta: AN1925.165

Object: Anthropomorphic jar handle

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 10.4cm. W: 5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (2101I: grave 148; child)

Description: solid; handmodelled; baked; cream slip on pink fabric; prominent nose with double blob eyes; pointed breasts (one missing); incised pubic triangle.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 53

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