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clay -- terracotta -- human


clay -- figurine -- human


front view
  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 168a.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM16303


excavation number: -


provenience: Tello

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 19

material: clay (baked)

date: (ca. 1900 BC)

description:
figurine of male, wearing cap, stylized, curly beard, wearing long robe (one shoulder bare), holding tool (axe? adze?) in left hand; standing on perforated socle

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:15:27
created: May 6, 2003
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