Female Head (Inanna?)- Uruk (modern Warka) Iraq, Summerian, c.3200BC.Posted on 2009.02.11 at 17:27
Has wedges and holes where variety of jewls or wigs were added to.
Marble and gold approx. 8” high,
uruk, Iraq, 3200BCE
Found in a sacred precint of the goddess Inanna, but unknown if this stone head is innana.
The stone head sculpture is known to be misleading. It would of been paited, have a wig or the missing body would have probably been clothed in expensive fabrics.
-Inanna was the God of love/war