Bird Figurine


From: Iraq | Diqdiqqeh

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 31-43-315
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area Diqdiqqeh
Locus Diqdiqqeh
Period Ur III
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Dove

UE VII: bird, perhaps a dove, with incised detail. Dove of buff terra cotta. Facing forward, wing feathers deeply incised in rows across the back, vertical incised lines on throat and breast. Flat base.

Height 4.6 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Depth 7.5 cm
Credit Line British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other Number U.17190 - Field No SF

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