University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 38-10-51
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: P 45/52 under altar
Period: Early Dynastic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Bitumen
Iconography:Woman
Height: 8.5cm
Width: 6.5cm
Depth: 5.5cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other NumberKH 9-177 - Field No SF

Description

Alabaster. Broken from statue; bitumen at break in neck and boring for dowel. Elaborate coiffur; long tresses on each side of face. Right eye contains shell and bitumen inlay.


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
Iraq's Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur's Royal Cemetery ( Oct 2009 - Jan 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

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