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Object Number:
32-20-350
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Middle Assyrian
Provenience:
Iraq
Billa
Locus:
S 6, level II
Period:
Billa II
Date Made:
1250-1000 BC
Early Date:
-1250
Late Date:
-1000
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Iconography:
Duck?
Snail?
Description:
Buff terra-cotta figuring modelled in the shape of a snail [but originally catalogued as a duck]? Applied pellet eyes, mouth/beak broken away, head broken off at neck and repaired. Short flat tail. Hollow, hole punched through back.
Height:
6.8cm
Length:
8.5cm
Width:
5.5cm
Credit Line:
American School / University Museum Expedition to Tell Billa, Iraq, 1931-1932
Other Number:
2801   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Near East Study Room (1955 - 1982)
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