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Figurine

Period:
Ur III
Date:
ca. 2100–2000 B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Nippur
Culture:
Neo-Sumerian
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3.54 x 2.56 x 1.18 in. (8.99 x 6.5 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.41.20
Not on view
1955-56, 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 (1957-58 season).
Dales, George. 1960. “Mesopotamian and Related Female Figurines: Their Chronology, Diffusion, and Cultural Function.” Ph.D. diss., Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, p. 51, fig. 136.
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