University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B15438
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Woman
Musician
Tambourine
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other NumberPBS XVI: 84 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: tympanist. Female. Broken clay relief. Tympan toward left, nude, two row necklace
PBS XVI: Tympanon player as before (see B2856), half nude, with a small breast awkwardly placed above the right shoulder and a necklace thrown over the left. The whole is hand-modelled. Fingers and bracelets are incised.


Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur. XVI. 1-52, 445 plates. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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