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Terracotta: AN1925.168

Object: Anthropomorphic jar handle

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 7.5cm. W: 5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (2451D; burial 110, woman)

Description: hollow; handmodelled; baked; cream slip on pink fabric; very prominent nose; blob eyes; pointed breasts; incised chest bands from top to broken base.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 56

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