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Object Number:
31-43-415
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area:
Diqdiqqeh
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Woman
Child
Description:
Seated figure of a woman, draped, suckling an infant; on the back of the chair, on either side of her head, there is a disk (plate?) and a serpent with open jaw and fangs; the chair has two back legs of clay to make it stand upright. A second example, U.18966 (35-1-108), also comes from Digdiggah.
Height:
8cm
Width:
4.2cm
Depth:
3.1cm
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
U.16495a   -   Field No SF

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