University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B6310
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Period: Early Babylonian
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Nude Woman
Height: 2.6
Length: 7.9
Width: 6
Credit Line:Gift of Hermann V. Hilprecht, Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other NumberPBS XVI: 3 - Other Number


CBS Register: torso of terracotta figurine, naked woman with necklace, pudenta, breast, left wanting, and nable prominently indicated.early Babylonian.
PBS XVI: nude woman supporting or pressing her breasts with both hands, the traditional attitude of the Oriental servant of love. The figure is hand-modelled, flat and broad. The arms are pieces attached apart. FIngers and necklace and incised. The pubes is triangular patch with seven rows of dots. Breasts and navel are pellets of clay as usual in the most simple or primitive stage of hand-modelling. The two legs run into a point.

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Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur. XVI. 1-52, 445 plates. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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