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

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
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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