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Terracotta: AN1930.217a

Object: Upper part of a nude female in low relief on a plaque

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 5.8cm. W: 2.8cm.

Region: Sumer

Description: mouldmade; baked; cream slip on a pink fabric; what may be drapery behind the figure; hair dressed like a halo round the head in a series of projecting curls; hands clasped below the breasts; broken at knee-level and rounded off, probably in antiquity.

Reference: ANET-23Bronze1MesII-Catalogue-1.

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