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Plaque with royal or divine couple

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Small molded terracotta plaque representing a royal or divine couple, each with an arm resting across the shoulders of the other.

Provenance

1983: Given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston (from the Zion Research Foundation) December 7, 1983.

Credit Line

Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Old Babylonian Period, 1800–1600 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 4.7cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1983.583

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects