Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1912.622

Object: Bovid (?)

Period: Bronze Age:

Dimensions: L: 10.8cm.

Region: Canaan

Find Spot: Gezer

Description: handmodelled; baked clay; buff core with creamslip; hollow-bodied animal, legs missing and rump damaged; the hollow head is like a spout opening at the mouth; the eyes and nose are applied in clay with deeply incised pupils and nostrils; horns broken off.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 301

Follow this link to the Bronze Age Caanan Chapter of the Catalogue