Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN.Susa Loan (Louvre), no. 5

Object: Headless upper body of a male musician

Period: Bronze Age: First half of Second Millennium BC

Dimensions: H: 6.5cm. W: 3.7cm.

Region: Elam

Find Spot: Susa

Description: mouldmade; baked; pink core with cream slip; surface damaged; carrying part of a lute vertically on left side.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 167

Follow this link to the Bronze Age in Iran: Elam and the Western Highland Zone Chapter of the Catalogue