Figurine of a quadaped, perhaps a dog

Details

  • Title

    Figurine of a quadaped, perhaps a dog

  • Associated place

    Nineveh (K4) (place of excavation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    terracotta, hand-modelled and sun-dried

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    6.2 cm (length)
    2.1 cm min. (height)
    3 cm (depth)
    6.2 cm max. (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum, 1932.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1932.1105

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  • Catalogue text

    Legs missing; handmodelled; coarse grey fabric, lightly fired or sun-baked; surface left rough; ears and traces of horn bases indicate a bull or ram.

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

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 27, p.42, illus. p.42

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