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Terracotta: AN1925.215

Object: Anthropomorphic jar handle

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 9cm. W: 4cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (2702N; grave 147 of a child)

Description: solid; handmodelled; baked; cream slip, pink fabric; prominent nose and blob eyes close to top; incised herringbone from incised triangular chin to broken base.

Reference: ANET-21Bronze1MesI-Catalogue.