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Material and technique
pottery, hand-modelled and with cream slip
Dimensions14.7 cm (height)
10.7 cm (diameter)
handle 4.6 x 2 cm (height x width)
No. of items
Allocated by the Oxford Field Museum Expedition to Kish, 1924.
Handmodelled; baked; cream slip on buff fabric; anthropomorphic handle: prominent nose only.
In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)
Glossary of terms
A semi-fluid clay applied to a ceramic before glazing either to coat the surface or for decorative effect.
Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 62, p.67, illus. p.67