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Figurine

Period:
Early Dynastic III
Date:
ca. 2600–2350 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Sumerian
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
2.6 x 2.32 x 1.57 in. (6.6 x 5.89 x 3.99 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.15
Not on view
1957-58, excavated on behalf of the Joint Expedition to Nippur (Baghdad School of the American Schools of Oriental Research and The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago); acquired by the Museum in 1958, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.
Asher-Greve, Julia M. 1985. Frauen in Altsumerischer Zeit. Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 18. Malibu: Undena Publications, p. 202, pl. XXVII, no. 473.
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