University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:B13154
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Calcite
Iconography:Human Head
Credit Line:Gift of Hermann V. Hilprecht, Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other Number:B13151, B13152, B13153 - Other Number
85-48-998 - Old Museum Number

Description

White Calcite. Fragment of same relief as B13151-B13153. Fragment of an edge piece featuring the head of a human figure. Other 3 pieces are joined together, this piece is separate.

Scene carved in Bas-relief, portion of a prow of a reed boat and half of a figure in the boat with a stick in the water. A duck or other waterfowl is in front of the boat.


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