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Object Number:37-15-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Date Made: c. 2000 BC
Early Date: -2050
Late Date: -1950
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Bearded Man
Serpent
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other Number:KH 8-213 - Field No SF

Description

Terra cotta. Greyish buff ware. Bearded human figure with hands at breasts, each hand grasping the tail of a serpent which rises to the shoulder. Legs and most of head missing.

Bibliography:

[Book Series] University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications.. Chicago. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. : Page/Fig./Plate: 61iView Objects related to this reference

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