University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: B1953
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:Woman
Musician
Tambourine
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition Fund Purchase, 1888-1891
Other NumberPBS XVI: 86 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: cast. terracotta figurine, fragment, from Nippur. Female musician playing tambourine. Original in Constantinople
PBS XVI: Tympanon player dressed after the Greek fashion with chiton and himation. The last, made of crinkly material, has large folds indicated by wavy lines. One angle is thrown over the left shoulder. The nude right hand is busy drumming. Cast of an original in Constantinople.


Bibliography:

[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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