Object: Anthropomorphic jar handle
Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period
Dimensions: H: 9.5cm. W: 4.2cm.
Find Spot: Kish, (no field number recorded)
Description: solid; handmodelled; baked; cream slip, pink fabric; prominent arched eye-brows running down into bridge of nose; blob eyes; incised vertical lines from below eyes to incised straight line (perhaps indicating a necklace); pointed breasts and incised chest bands running down to broken base.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 57
Follow this link to the Early Dynastic Period in Sumer Chapter of the Catalogue