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Object Number:B15458
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Woman
Bird
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:PBS XVI: 125 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: clay relief. half squat dressed woman holding a bird under her arm.

PBS XVI: a squatting woman holds a bird in her left arm, and is a grotesque interpretation of Venus and the goose. Her right knee is drawn up and her left leg is bent under her. She is dressed at least about the lower limbs, but breast and navel are conspicuous. She wears turban, bracelet and necklace and rests on a small base.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. ed. Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XVI. pg. 1-52, 445 plates Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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