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Sculptures- Clay

Terra cotta Sumerian figure from Tello, about 2000 B.C., Iraq Museum

Terra cotta Sumerian figure from Tello, about 2000 B.C., Iraq Museum

© Photo Scala, Florence
Clay chariot model, beginning of the 2nd millennium B.C., Musée du Louvre

Clay chariot model, beginning of the 2nd millennium B.C., Musée du Louvre

© RMN/Lewadowski/Raux
Terra cotta relief: cult scene from Khafaji, about 1800 B.C., Iraq Museum

Terra cotta relief: cult scene from Khafaji, about 1800 B.C., Iraq Museum

© Photo Scala, Florence

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Material
Clay
Type
Sculptures | Architectural elements | Toys
Details
Small clay figures, usually unbaked. The most common types are : | -Human and animal figurines, often crudely made | (about 8 to 15 cm high). | -Models and "toys" of beds, boats, chariots, houses, etc. (about 10 to 20 cm high, sometimes more for the houses). | -Mould-made plaques, often naturalistic, representing scenes from daily life and scenes of worship (about 8 to 15 cm high).
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Iraq
Period
Pre-Islamic