Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 38-10-49
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area P 45/52, left of altar
Period Early Dynastic III
Date Made 2600-2450 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster
Iconography Woman

Alabaster: damaged by burning. On a square(?) base only a fragment of which remains. [Base has not been joined to statue]. Weariong a long garment leaving right shoulder bare, draped over left arm. Right forearm and left hand missing. Headless; hole bored in neck, traces of bitumen on break.

Height 30.8 cm
Length 0 cm
Width 15.5 cm
Depth 14 cm
Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other Number KH 9-178 - Field No SF

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