Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 37-15-41
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area Mound A, Q45/4
Period Early Dynastic
Date Made ca. 2600 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster | Shell | Lapis Lazuli
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Man

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.

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

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