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Worshipper Bearing an Animal Offering

20th century BCE - 19th century BCE
2 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 13/16 in. (7.5 x 5.8 x 2.1 cm)

Unknown, Mesopotamian
Mesopotamian

Object Type: Ceramics
Medium and Support: Terracotta
Credit Line: R.T. Miller Fund
Accession Number: 1945.60
Location: Currently on view
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The worshipper carrying a sacrificial lamb to the altar was an ancient religious motif which survived in early Christian art in representations of the Good Shepherd. Perhaps this mold-made plaque was used as a token for service rendered in the temple.

[Gallery label text, 1995]

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E. S. David, New York (dealer); purchased from him by the Gallery in 1945

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