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Terracotta: AN1965.272

Object: Chariot front, lower part only

Period: Bronze Age: Early Bronze Age IV

Dimensions: L: 7.2cm. H: 8.2cm. W: 7.2cm.

Region: Syria

Find Spot: Tell es-Sweyhat, (Deep Sounding: 20.93 metres (phase III))

Description: handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff ware; the front projects on either side towards the bottom, where it is pierced to allow the front axle to pass through; hole for the chariot pole towards bottom of front; incised linear decoration.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 250

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