Fired clay figure of woman and child in relief; moulded; on plaque; rounded edges and flattened base and flat back; standing in profile on a platform to right holding large, naked child suckling at her breast; wears plain robe with crossed straps and fringed hem; chokers round neck; round cheek and heavy chin; band around hair done up in chignon at back; left hand under child and she holds its shoulder with the right.
- Excavated/Findspot: Diqdiqqah
- (Asia,Iraq,South Iraq,Diqdiqqah (Ur))
- Length: 8.1 centimetres
- Width: 4.1 centimetres
Objects allotted to the British Museum from the excavations at Ur, season 1924-1925.
- U.2868 (excavation number)
Baked clay figure of woman and child in relief; moulded; on plaque; rounded edges and flattened base and flat back; standing in profile on a platform to right holding large, naked child suckling at her breast; wears plain robe with crossed straps and frin
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Object reference number: WCO252
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