Old Babylonian Plaque of a Goddess

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A finely modelled Old Babylonian creamy earthenware plaque, depicting an elaborately jewelled goddess. The figure is portrayed with hoop earrings and wearing a long vest, covering the total length of her body. The architecture in which the goddess appears standing, has been rendered through a series of incised lines, echoing real-life wooden architecture. The reverse appears flat and unworked, suggesting that the piece might have been attached to the flat surface of a temple or shrine.

Date: Circa 1894-1650
Period: Old Babylonian Dynasty

Object Condition

Very fine condition, the plaque is supplied with a custom made display stand.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6 x H:11 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA