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Terracotta: AN1968.1393

Object: Body of a quadruped (?equid)

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: L: 6.5cm. W: 4cm.

Region: Southern Levant, Judah

Find Spot: (Jerusalem no. 7365: Jmp A1103.3)

Description: baked; handmodelled; pinkish-red fabric with buff core; legless and headless; along the lower right side are enigmatic protrusions which may have been related to a rider originally set on its back; they seem too high to be the heads of young suckling.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 325

Follow this link to the Southern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue