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Object Number:31-16-733
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: PFT/PFG [Pit F, E7, Level 3.00m]; UE IV: PFG/T, loose in soil
Period: Ubaid Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Bitumen
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Nude Woman
Height: 3.6 cm
Length: 16.8 cm
Width: 5.8 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number:U.15385 - Field No SF
B19141 - Old Museum Number

Description

CBS Register: clay figurine. pre flood nude woman. Hands on hips. Bitumen wing. Slanting eyes. Incised pubes (with sketch). Clay spots on shoulder

UE IV: terracotta figurine of a nude female standing and with her hands resting against her waist; the bitumen covering of her high head-dress is preserved

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1944. "The Babylonian Collection of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 3-4. pg. 1-75 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1944. "The Al-'Ubaid Painted Pottery: The Babylonian Collections of the University Museum". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 3-4. pg. 31-34 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, fig. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Woolley, Charles L. 1930. "Excavations at Ur, 1929-30". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 2. pg. 80-121 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 117, pl. XIX, fig. 29-32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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