Plaque with a shrouded god in relief, bearded with horned crown

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    Mouldmade; baked; cream slip on pinkish-buff fabric; broken off at waist level; single pair of horns on a horned crown with broad headband incised in squares; well modelled eyes, ears, nose and mouth; square beard with incised wavy lines; each arm, with a bracelet, bent at the elbow grasping the handle of a lion-headed sceptre (facing outwards); against his upper body on each side.

    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), 91, p.94, illus. p.94

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