University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B4925
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:Eabani
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other NumberPBS XVI: 205 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: fragment of a terracotta relief on plaque. Eabani holding emblem (sketched) with both hands.
PBS XVI: Enkidu holds a standard. The disc with central knob on a huge post may be a solar emblem, a colossal club, or even a door post. The bull’s ears, the mitre with four pairs of horns, the plaited beard, the long braids of hair, and the threefold belt are in the classical Gudea style. Moulded relief.


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