University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-15-41
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A, Q45/4
Period: Early Dynastic
Date Made: C 2600 BC
Early Date: -2800
Late Date: -2400
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Shell
Lapis
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Man
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other NumberKH 8-25 - Field No SF

Description

Alabaster. Head of a statue. Neck bored. Nose chipped. Eyebrows and eyes filled with black paint. Mother-of-pearl inlays in eyes, one with a lapis lazuli pupil. Several incisions on top of head.


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

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