Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1980.202

Object: Upright handled jar

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 7cm. W: 5cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish

Description: handmodelled; baked; cream slip; anthropomorphic handle: prominent nose; raised arched eyebrows (the right is smudged); running down into nose; incised cross-straps; pointed breasts; vertical incised lines denote the pubic triangle.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 69

Follow this link to the Early Dynastic Period in Sumer Chapter of the Catalogue