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Terracotta: AN1925.217

Object: Upright-handled jar

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 7cm. W: 4cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (2706B; grave 135 of a man)

Description: handmodelled; baked; cream slip; buff fabric; prominent nose and blob eyes; breasts; incised vertical lines mark pubic triangle.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 66

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