University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31-43-421
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Goose
Goddess
Vase
Height: 7.6cm
Width: 7cm
Depth: 2.2cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other NumberU.16965 - Field No SF

Description

Goose Goddess with Vase
UE VII: Chair-back (?) a goddess with a horned mitre and flounced skirt standing in profile left and holding against her breast a jar out of which come four streams of water, two falling on either side of her body, two (in which swim fish) rising arch-like over two swans; above are the sun disk and stars


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Year of Water (20 Aug 2010 - 26 Aug 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

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