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Human Figurine

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 BC
Early Date: -4000
Late Date: -3000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Nude
Woman
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

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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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