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Object Number:36-6-147
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Tepe Gawra
Archaeology Area: Level XIa (likely)
Locus: Level, perhaps XIa
Tepe Gawra, 7 K [11 L]
Period: Gawra XIa (uncertain)
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Hut Symbol
Height: 12.5 cm
Outside Diameter:11.5 cm
Credit Line:American School Oriental Research / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq; E. A. Speiser, 1936
Other Number:G5-1556 - Field No SF

Description

Gritty grey-green ware. "Hut" symbol. Handmade.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Rothman, Mitchell S. 2002. Tepe Gawra: the Evolution of a Small, Prehistoric Center in Northern Iraq.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. pg. xxii, 494 p. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 324/ Cat. 584View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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