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Figurine

Object Number:B15509
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Monkey
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:PBS XVI: 329 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: clay model. boss relief. seated monkey, hands to chin

PBS XVI: Seated monkey. His hands below his jaw are not a piece of humour, but an emblem of worship. molded in the round.

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. ed. Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XVI. pg. 1-52, 445 plates Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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