- Museum number
Moulded and fired clay plaque depicting nude bearded male figurine, playing a lute; bottom portion missing; surface 2.5Y 8/2 white with 5YR 8/3 pink core.
- Production date
Height: 5.70 centimetres
Width: 3.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Lute-playing figures are also depicted on terracottas excavated at Telul Khettab in the Diyala region of Iraq (Ali H. Kheiri et al., "Results of the excavation in Tilool Khettab", 'Sumer' 50 (1999/2000), pp. 68-87, illustrated on p. 81 [Arabic section]).
Possibly from the same mould as 53-12-19,45.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
G52/IRAN/5, from official opening 17/11/95-6/12/05.
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN/5.
- Fair; incomplete; missing bottom portion.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number