Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1992.7

Object: Relief plaque

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 11cm. W: 4cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Unprovenanced

Description: standing god; mouldmade; cream slip, red fabric; very eroded surface; broken off just above feet; crown with single pair of horns; appears to wear a short-sleeved(?); "garment" covering the whole body with a scale pattern; the left arm (damaged); is held down his side, the hand grasping an axe across the lower body; the right arm is bent at the elbow holding an object (damaged); on his abdomen.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 156

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