- Museum number
Miniature fired clay corbel in the form of a hand: this example is exceptionally well made, with the fingernails individually delineated; the shank is broken. The hand is inscribed in cuneiform. Its surfaces are largely blackened and the shank is broken.
- Production date
Length: 13 centimetres
Thickness: 5.30 centimetres
Width: 8.50 centimetres
- Inscription subject
- Curator's comments
G. Frame, Assyrian Clay Hands, ‘Baghdader Mitteilungen’ 22 (1991), 364, no. 36.
- On display (G1/wp72/sh5)
- Exhibition history
2008-2009 21 Sept-4 Jan, Boston, MFA, 'Art and Empire'
2007 2 Apr-30 Sept, Alicante, MARQ Museum, 'Art and Empire'
2006 1 Jul-7 Oct, Shanghai Museum, 'Art and Empire'
Exhibition: "Art and Empire", Mexico City CHECK
2003- BM, Enlightenment gallery
- Broken shank; surfaces largely blackened.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number