Figurine of a dog with cuneiform inscriptionOn display
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Figurine of a dog with cuneiform inscription
Material and technique
Dimensions6.5 cm (height)
2.7 cm (width)
6.7 cm (length)
No. of items
Allocated by the Oxford Field Museum Expedition to Kish, 1924.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
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Mouldmade; sun-dried or lightly baked; buffslip, greenish-buff fabric; seated on its haunches; snout broken; curled tail; flat base; inscription on left shoulder.
In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)
Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 190, p.139, illus. p.139