Figurine of a seated man

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Details

  • Title

    Figurine of a seated man

  • Associated place

    Chagar Bazar (A715) (place of excavation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    terracotta, hand-modelled and with reddish-buff slip

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.4 cm (height)
    1.8 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum and the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1937.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1937.201

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  • Catalogue text

    Handmodelled; grey fabric; baked; reddish-buff slip; left side of head broken; prominent ear and brow ridge, nose and chin; no mouth indicated; right arm extended forward, hand broken; left arm bent round towards chest, hand broken; genitals carefully modelled; legs broken.

    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), 22, p.40, illus. p.40

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