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Terracotta: AN1968.496

Object: Chariot front, base fragment

Period: Bronze Age: Early Bronze Age IV

Dimensions: W: 5cm. L: 6.7cm. Th.: 2.5cm.

Region: Syria

Find Spot: Tell es-Sweyhat, (Deep Sounding: EA 22.15-21.94m. (phase III-IV))

Description: handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff fabric; pierced horizontally to take the front axle and above that at right angles in the centre for the chariot pole; V-shaped incisions above.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 251

Follow this link to the Bronze Age Syria Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1