University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31-16-734
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PFT, PFG/J; UE IV: PFG/T
Period: Ubaid Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Nude
Woman
Height: 14.3cm
Width: 5.2cm
Depth: 2.6cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other NumberU.15379 - Field No SF

Description

Clay. El O'beid Type Nude Woman. Hands on Hips; Bitumen Wig; Slanting eyes. Incised Details. Clay spots on shoulder.
UE IV: terracotta figurine of a nude female with her hands against her waist; she wears a high coiffure or headdress originally covered with bitumen; traces remain of black paint in the eyes and of red paint on the cheeks. found broken in two pieces, lying by the hands of the body. [PFG/T]


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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:

[Catalogue] Legrain, Leon. 1950. The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum, University Museum Bulletin Vol.: 10:3-4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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