University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 32-40-41
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Human Figure
Height: 6.2cm
Width: 4cm
Depth: 3.6cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1932

Description

Terra cotta. On plaque. Female. Hands clasped between breasts. High headdress. Necklace and bracelets. From waist down missing. 2015 description: The description in Emu does not match the object: the object is a fragment with a columnar form. It is possibly the lower half of the human figurine shaped in the round. The ceramic paste is orange.


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