Model stool or stand for figurine

Details

  • Title

    Model stool or stand for figurine

  • Associated place

    Chagar Bazar (place of excavation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    terracotta, hand-modelled and with cream slip

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    1.5 cm (height)
    at base 3.8 cm (diameter)
    at top 3.5 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum and the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1936.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1936.93

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  • Catalogue text

    Handmodelled; buff-fabric with cream slip; baked; drum-shaped, solid; flat, smoothed top with slightly projecting sides; the underside is rougher and "stippled"; possibly a jar-stopper or token.

    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), 21, p.39, illus. p.39

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