University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31-43-416
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Iraq
Diqdiqqeh
Archaeology Area: Diqdiqqeh
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Woman
Child
Height: 7.3cm
Width: 3.6cm
Depth: 4.1cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1931
Other NumberU.16495b - Field No SF

Description

Seated figure of a woman, draped, suckling an infant; on the back of the chair, on either side of her head, there is a disk (plate?) and a serpent with open jaw and fangs; the chair has two back legs of clay to make it stand upright. A second example, U.18966 (35-1-108), also comes from Digdiggah.


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn