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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


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