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Terracotta: AN1965.280

Object: Bird

Period: Bronze Age: Early Bronze Age IV

Dimensions: H: 5.4cm. W: 2.4cm.

Region: Turkey

Find Spot: Harran, Deep Sounding: E4 from 22.65 to 22.40m (phase IV)

Description: handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff fabric; chipped; concave pedestal base to be free-standing; stylized head and tail; incised lines down its back and across the sides; perhaps a rattle. A pebble is trapped in the rear aperture.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 244

Follow this link to the Bronze Age Syria Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1