Terracotta figurine of priest

Babylonian
Middle Bronze Age I
2000 B.C.


Object Place: Babylon

Accession Number

44.754

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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