Object: Upper part of a plaque with two figures in relief
Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period
Dimensions: H: 5cm. W: 6.5cm. (as extant).
Find Spot: Kish, (V.440: Tell Ingharra, trench C.3 at 2 metres depth)
Description: right edge broken; mouldmade; baked; pink slip on buff fabric; traces of a plastered surface with painted details in red; two figures, probably female, side-by-side; one has object(s), now impossible to identify; held close to her body; both appear to be nude; the woman on the right holds a narrow club-like object which is probably the upper part of a stringed instrument; it is possible that there was originally a third figure to the left, now missing.