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Terracotta: AN1926.478

Object: Boat model

Period: Jamdat Nasr (Uruk III)

Dimensions: L: 14.8cm. H: 5.4cm. W: 7.7cm.

Region: Southern Mesopotamia

Find Spot: Jamdat Nasr, (GN 2798)

Description: handmodelled; greenish-buff fabric; simple open boat with a slightly raised, square-topped bow and stern of equal height; very narrow flat bottom with curved sides.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 26

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