Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 37-15-40
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area Mound A, Q45/4
Period Early Dynastic IIIB
Date Made 2500-2340 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster | Shell
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Bearded Man
Inscription Language Sumerian Language

Alabaster. Back of head and end of pointed beard missing. Shell inlay in left eye. Traces of bitumen on break. See CDLI for transliteration info.

Height 8.5 cm
Width 7 cm
Depth 5 cm
Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other Number KH 8-13 - Field No SF | P222737 - CDLI Number | UM 37-15-040 - Other Number

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