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Object Number:B16679
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Hog
Sow
Piglet
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur III, 1896
Other Number:PBS XVI: 309 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Nippur. terracotta relief. hog, sow, and 4 sucklings. Nippur, IIIrd exped. PBS XVI: Boar and sow and four suckling pigs. The male covers the female, while the little pigs standing on their hind legs, try to reach the mother’s teats. molded relief.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Boys of Summer: Discovery in Mesopotamia (04 Mar 2016 - 01 Sep 2016) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq (08 Apr 2017) 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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