Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN2000.77

Object: Lower part of a plaque showing, in the centre, the lower body wearing a tunic or kilt, and legs of a human figure with feet pointing to his (?); left

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 4cm. W: 6cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Kish

Description: his legs are flanked on either side by a full-face Humbaba head with the bandy-legs typical of the whole creature directly attached to it; baked; cream slip on a bluff fabric; eroded surface .

Reference: Moorey (2004) 92A

Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 1

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