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Lost Treasures from Iraq--Objects

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clay -- terracotta -- human


clay -- figurine -- human
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front view
  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, fig. 12a.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: -


excavation number: -


provenience: Eridu

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 14

material: clay (baked)

date: (ca. 4000 BC)

description:
terracotta, nude male, with 'lizard-shaped' face and pointed head (hair piece?), holding stick in his left hand; shoulders decorated with applied clay pellets

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:14:56
created: May 6, 2003
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