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Terracotta: AN1927.3279

Object: Central part of a nude female suckling a baby

Period: Bronze Age: Kassite and Neo-Babylonian Periods

Dimensions: H: 6.5cm. W: 3.9cm. Th. 2.6cm.

Region: Iraq (south)

Find Spot: Tell Ingharra/Kish, (X.266: Mound W)

Description: standing; mouldmade; baked; greenish-cream slip, buff fabric; head and lower body missing; baby supported by the left arm to suckle at the left breast; right arm bent to touch the baby's head.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 196

Follow this link to the Kassite and Neo-Babylonian Periods in Southern Iraq Chapter of the Catalogue