University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B1966
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:Bearded Man
Staff
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition Fund Purchase, 1888-1891
Other NumberPBS XVI: 203 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: cast. terracotta relief, from Nippur. God with his symbol. Bearded man with cap, holding (staff drawn) in his left hand. Original in Constantinople
PBS XVI: War god holding the caduceus in the left, and a curved scimitar (?) in the right hand. A short shawl is thrown over his left shoulder and girded about with a belt. His arms are bare. His long beard flows back. With his round turban and short hair he could claim to be a figure of the Amorite god, Martu. molded relief. Cast of an original in Constantinople.


Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur. XVI. 1-52, 445 plates.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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