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Terracotta: AN1933.1350

Object: Upper part of a horse with traces of a rider on its back

Period: Bronze Age: Kassite and Neo-Babylonian Periods

Dimensions: L: 7.2cm. H: 6.5cm.

Region: Iraq (south)

Find Spot: Tell Barguthiat, (K.2220: Cutting 4)

Description: handmodelled; buff fabric, cream slip; upright main, prominent ears; head pulled in close against the neck; legs and rider missing.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 215

Follow this link to the Kassite and Neo-Babylonian Periods in Southern Iraq Chapter of the Catalogue