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Terracotta: AN1924.761

Object: Upright-handled jar (miniature)

Period: Bronze Age: Early Dynastic Period

Dimensions: H: 3cm. W: 2.7cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish, (1252; grave 18 of a child)

Description: handmodelled; baked; brownish buff fabric; anthropomorphic handle: very smudged clay; prominent nose and breasts; vertical incised lines below on the body of the pot may indicate pubic triangle.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 63

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