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Cast

Figurine

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Object Number:
B1968
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Plaster
Iconography:
Musician
Man
Woman
Description:
CBS Register: cast. terracotta figurine, from Nippur, two musicians. Woman playing the drum, man the double flute
PBS XVI: Two girl musicians. One plays the double flute, the other holds a drum or a mystical ciste, a sacred basket to carry ritual objects commonly used in Greek mysteries and funerals. The girls are dressed about the lower limbs and wear necklaces and bracelets and a turban about their curls. Moulded. Cast of an original in Constantinople.
Other Number:
PBS XVI: 90   -   Other Number

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