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Human Figurine

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Object Number:
31-16-736
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area:
PFT, ash layer, about -1600; UE IV: Pit F, in a layer of ashes at level c. 2.00m
Locus:
3500 B.C.
Period:
Ubaid Period
Date Made:
c 3500 BC
Early Date:
-4000
Late Date:
-3000
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Nude
Woman
Description:
CBS Register: clay figurine. pre-flood nude woman. fragt. head. El O'beid type.
UE IV: clay figurine, head of; unusual type with skull, full face, horizontal slit eyes and small mouth; the face painted bright red with traces of black bands on the high headdress.
Height:
4.2cm
Width:
2.3cm
Credit Line:
British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq
Other Number:
U.15398   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006)
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