University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-15-29
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Khafaje
Archaeology Area: Mound A, Q 45/4, 3d floor sculptor's shrine, Nintu Temple Level 5 beneath floor
Period: Early Dynastic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Man
Height: 23.2cm
Width: 8.2cm
Thickness: 6.4cm
Credit Line:Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1937
Other NumberKH 8-261 - Field No SF
0405 - Cast Number

Description

Grey limestone. Complete standing figure on disc base, part missing. Male; originally with beard which has been chiselled off. Leaf pattern on hem of dress. hands clasped in front of body.


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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