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Statuette

Object Number:B17216
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Period: Isin-Larsa
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Shell
Iconography:Owl?
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1927
Other Number:U.7587 - Field No SF

Description

CBS Register: mud base with central hole and two cowrie shell inlaid on one side (owl face?)

owl's head of unbaked clay, hollowed at the top as if to serve as a vase-stand, the beak pinched up and cowrie shells inset as eyes.

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