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Figurine Fragment

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Object Number:
B12301
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:
Bel
Description:
CBS Register: Cast. terracotta figurine, fragment. Bel with flat headdress.
PBS XVI: Standing male figure armed with club and scimitar. Primitive type modelled by hand. Turban, beard, arms and weapons are attached separately. The nose is pinched. The arms are pellets. More pellets, now missing, decorated the turban. The long beard has incised markings to imitate the hair…
It is hard to decide whether the armed hero is really a god. He does not wear the mitre with the divine horns, a traditional attribute of the gods.
Cast of an original in Constantinople.
Height:
12.2cm
Width:
5.1cm
Depth:
3.4cm
Other Number:
PBS XVI: 159   -   Other Number

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Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)
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