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Statue

Object Number:
38-10-51
Current Location:
Iraq's Ancient Past
Provenience:
Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area:
P 45/52 under altar
Period:
Early Dynastic
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Alabaster
Bitumen
Iconography:
Woman
Description:
Alabaster. Broken from statue; bitumen at break in neck and boring for dowel. Elaborate coiffur; long tresses on each side of face. Right eye contains shell and bitumen inlay.
Height:
8.5cm
Width:
6.5cm
Depth:
5.5cm
Credit Line:
Khafaje Expedition
Other Number:
KH 9-177   -   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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Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jun 2010)
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