Figurine Fragment


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1953
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta | Plaster
Iconography Woman | Musician | Tambourine

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.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition Fund Purchase, 1888-1891
Other Number PBS XVI: 86 - Other Number

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