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Object Number:L-29-346
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Babylonian
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Sargonic
Date Made: ca. 2700 BC
Early Date: -2900
Late Date: -2500
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Goddess
Goose
Fish
Worshippers
Animal
Offering Table
Other Number:F-'29-6-286 - Other Number

Description

Only the top left corner of a perforated plaque which was probably in two registrers: This shows the goddess Nina, seated on a goose and holding a fish in her right hand; behind her stand two worshippers, one holding a horned animal; before her is a tripod supporting an offering table.

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