Human Figurine


From: Iraq | Ur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-43-368
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Ur
Archaeology Area BC; from a Larsa house overlying the mausoleum of Amar-Suena
Locus B.C. in ruins of Lrsa houses
Period Larsa
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Woman

Nude female figure of the flat "violin" type in "snowman" technique. Hand modelled. Pellet eyes, breasts and navel. Incised necklaces. Incised triangular apron (?) over pubes. Lines across body. Broken legs and arms.

Height 9.8 cm
Width 6.9 cm
Depth 3 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number U.16263 - Field No SF

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