Human Figurine


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-16-736
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area PFT, ash layer, about -1600; UE IV: Pit F, in a layer of ashes at level c. 2.00m
Period Ubaid Period
Date Made c 3500 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Nude | Woman

CBS Register: clay figurine. pre-flood nude woman. fragt. head. El O'beid type.

UE IV: clay figurine, head of; unusual type with skull, full face, horizontal slit eyes and small mouth; the face painted bright red with traces of black bands on the high headdress.

Height 4.3 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Depth 1.5 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number U.15398 - Field No SF

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