Handle with mother goddess design

Details

  • Title

    Handle with mother goddess design

  • Associated place

    Kish (Ingharra, Surface) (place of excavation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    pottery, hand-modelled, with cream slip and incised decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    4.6 cm (width)
    8.1 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the Oxford Field Museum Expedition, 1967.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1967.964

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  • Catalogue text

    Solid; handmodelled; baked; cream slip; prominent nose and eyebrows; blob eyes; pointed breasts; incised vertical lines.

    In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)

Glossary of terms

slip

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 61, p.67, illus. p.67

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