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Tell 'Ubaid (Fara-Ur I period) : Seated figure, c. 2900-2460 BC, found not far from temple of Ninkhursanga, greenish-grey trachyte, a few traces of paint

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Title: Tell 'Ubaid (Fara-Ur I period) : Seated figure, c. 2900-2460 BC, found not far from temple of Ninkhursanga, greenish-grey trachyte, a few traces of paint
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;sculpture;stone;book scan
Description: Name not known as only one sign of the inscription is legible. Traces of red colour hint that painting as well as inlay-work added colour to these statues. Said by Andre Parrot (in Sumer, translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons, London, Thames & Hudson, 1960, p. 114, Plate 144) to be statue of Kurlil. -- h : 37.5 cm (London, British Museum 114207).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201442
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4146

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