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Object Number:B15634
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Period: Old Babylonian Period
Date Made: 2000-1500 BC
Early Date: -2000
Late Date: -1500
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Goddess
Height: 17.7 cm
Width: 7 cm
Depth: 2.6 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1924
Other Number:U.1744 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: Terracotta. molded relief. Goddess standing front face, holding two ampullae. Turreted head dress. Stars

UE VII: goddess, fully robed and crowned with the battlemented crown, standing and holding in either hand a round-bodied bottle directly under each breast. the background is relieved with rosettes.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Boys of Summer: Discovery in Mesopotamia (04 Mar 2016 - 01 Sep 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Olbrantz, John, and Kawami, Trudy S. 2013. Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections.. University of Washington Press. : Page/Fig./Plate: 88/6View Objects related to this reference

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