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Object Number:B15642
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Early Date: 2000
Late Date: 1595
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Bearded Man
Height: 11.1 cm
Width: 6 cm
Depth: 2.1 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1924
Other Number:U.1745 - Field No SF
78 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: terracotta, molded relief. bearded figure in profile steps right. turban crooked stick. shawl short to kness, offering table

UE VII: male worshipper wearing turban and cloak advances right; over his shoulder he carries a crook (or boomerang); in front of him is a tripod table on which (according to Legrain) are square pieces of bread, cheese, or fruit cake, and a lamp or incense-burner

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