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Statue

Object Number:37-15-41
Current Location: On Loan
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A, Q45/4
Period: Early Dynastic
Date Made: ca. 2600 BC
Early Date: -2601
Late Date: -2599
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Shell
Lapis
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Man
Height: 5.2 cm
Length: 4.7 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other Number:KH 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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