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Architectural elements - Architectural fragments, Pre-Islamic

Red, black and white painted terracotta cones mosaic (and detail), Uruk, end of the 4th millennium BC, 8-10 x Ø 1.5-3 cm (for a single cone).

Red, black and white painted terracotta cones mosaic (and detail), Uruk, end of the 4th millennium BC, 8-10 x Ø 1.5-3 cm (for a single cone).

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Olaf M. Teßmer

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Material
Terracotta | Stone
Type
Architectural elements
Details
Figurative or geometric motifs. Friezes with gold and/or mosaic inlays, coloured tiles and glazed bricks. Sumerian cone mosaics (stone, terracotta) with exposed coloured ends. Classical Antiquity mural paintings with religious, military or daily life scenes; figures may have their names written beside them
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
4th millennium BC – AD 1258