Collection of six pieces of Sumerian and Babylonian sculpture from an early prehistoric period down to about 1900 BC.
Sumerian and Babylonian Sculpture by Various, 23001900 BC
© British Museum
- Bronze; clay; chlorite
- Art Fund grant:
- £500 ( Total: £1,000)
- Acquired in:
- Mme Luiz de Sousa Barbosa
1) Iranian chlorite basin decorated with mythological scenes in relief including the figure of a man taming two spotted snakes, 11.4 x 17.8cm (main illustration); 2) Open bowl of steatite; 3) Copper/bronze figure of naked woman; 4) Copper/bronze goat; 5) Clay plaque with lion; 6) Clay plaque of a hunter and a monkey in a tree.