FMNH 156016.nosub[1]

  • 156016 ceramic plaque, divine
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    Description: Overall view
  • 229642: Buff ware relief plaque

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Buff ware relief plaque
  • 156016: Pottery plaque stamped

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Pottery plaque stamped with figure of war goddess, Ishtar E-nan-na [Inanna]. She is the goddess of war and love.. Upper part of rectangular relief, she carries a large bow in her right hand, quivers of arrows are slung over either shoulder; the left hand holds a caduceus; she faces front with only the legs in profile, wearing a horned crown and a striped skirt from which her left leg projects; broken at knee; red ware, fine work.
Catalog Number: 156016.nosub[1]
Description: clay plaque
Materials: ceramic
Cultural Attribution: Babylonian?
Time Period: Babylonian?
Locality: Asia, Iraq, Kish
Accession Number: [1497] Excavations at Kish, Iraq (Expedition)
Accession Year: 1924
Other Numbers: HMR 159, 88030
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
City/Town: Kish
Collector/Source: Excavations at Kish, Iraq, Excavations at Kish, Iraq
IRN: 1058691
GUID: c7073e86-0ec6-4237-b77f-6ad67475beb8