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Object Number: B2853
Current Location: Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Chicken
Height: 7.5cm
Length: 8.5cm
Width: 4.6cm
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I,1889
Other NumberPBS XVI: 342 - Other Number
Peters Cat No. x78(?) - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: terracotta figurine, baby rattle in shape of a chicken.
PBS XVI: Dove or chicken. Hollow rattle with a loose piece inside. The eyes are two pellets. Modelled by hand.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur. XVI. 1-52, 445 plates.View Objects related to this Bibliographic Reference

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