Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B2625B
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Period Parthian
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Horse | Rider

CBS Register: terracotta figurine blackened by fire, roughly made, Parthian. Rider on horseback.

PBS XVI: Persian rider on horseback modelled by hand. The head is rudimentary, reduced to a nose, a beard and a peaked cap. The horse has a thick mane, a forelock, two pellet eyes, and a long nose. Hand and feet of man and horse are scarcely modelled. The rider has the same erect position as before. The figurine is blackened by fire and melting bitumen.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number PBS XVI: 246 - Other Number | B2625 A - Other Number

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