University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-15-28
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A Q45
Period: Early Dynastic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Shell
Lapis
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Man
Height: 23cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other NumberKH 8-45 - Field No SF
0404 - Cast Number

Description

Alabaster. Complete. On a rectangular base. Shell inlay eyes with lapis pupils. Flounced skirt. (S5).

man with inlaid shell / lapis eyes
Conus or Strombus


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 142View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Aruz, Joan. 2003. Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Kawami, Trudy S. & Olbrantz, John. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. : Page/Fig./Plate: 132/30View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Chi, Jennifer, et al. 2015. From Ancient to Modern: Archaeology and Aesthetics. 240. : Page/Fig./Plate: 36-37View Objects cited in this Publication

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