Foundation peg of Warad-Sin, king of Larsa
Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian
Isin-Larsa Period, reign of Warad–Sin
Height: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
“Peg figure” of King Warad-Sin of Larsa carrying a basket of mortar on his head at the dedication of the Temple, from a foundation deposit.
By 1937: with H. Moukammal, Queens, NY; 1937: purchased by the MFA (Otis Norcross fund and by exchange for 30.468 & 30.470) for $1600.
(Accession Date: November 17, 1937)
Otis Norcross Fund