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Terracotta figurine of priest

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Terracotta figurine of a priest. The lower portion of the body is gone. He is wearing a detailed robe and a more plain head piece. His hands are together infront of his chest holding a detailed object. He has a long beard. The surface is worn, but the details are still visible.

Provenance

From Babylon. By 1944: with E. S. David, Long Island City, New York; 1944: purchased by the MFA from E. S. David for $75. (Accession Date: October 17, 1944)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Babylonian, Middle Bronze Age I, 2000 B.C.

Object Place

Accession Number

44.754

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture