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Human Figurine

Object Number:B15466
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:PBS XVI: 161 - Other Number


CBS Register: clay statuette. Man. One arm up (Ninib), the other down. Shawl under right arm. hair, beard. eyes.

PBS XVI: Male figure, primitive and modelled by hand. Same type as before [with club and scimitar]. A band with pellets across the chest is the edge of a fringed shawl. Waved lines represent the hair—or a woolen cap. The raised right hand wielded a weapon and is now wanting.


[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. ed. Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XVI. pg. 1-52, 445 plates Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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