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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    116815

  • Description

    Fired clay figurine of woman and child moulded in relief on plaque; rectangular with rounded top and flattened base; goddess with suckling child; wears pleated dress covering left shoulder; wears multi-horned head-dress with wide brim, ear-rings and necklaces and stands on raised dais; child in sitting position supported by goddess' right arm; her left arm is wrapped around its knees; back flat except for base.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2000BC-1750BC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11.7 centimetres
    • Width: 5.2 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Woolley & Mallowan 1976a 53, pl.69 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G56/dc25

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1924

  • Acquisition notes

    Objects allotted to the British Museum from the joint expedition of 1923-1924.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • BM/Big number

    116815

  • Registration number

    1924,0920.76

  • Additional IDs

    • U.1235 (excavation number)
Baked clay figurine of woman and child in relief on plaque; rectangular with rounded top and flattened base; goddess with suckling child; wears pleated dress covering left shoulder; wears multi-horned head-dress with wide brim, ear-rings and necklaces and

Baked clay figurine of woman and child in relief on plaque; rectangular with rounded top and flattened base; goddess with suckling child; wears pleated dress covering left shoulder; wears multi-horned head-dress with wide brim, ear-rings and necklaces and

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