Pleated dresses are outer garments that consist of a one piece bodice and skirt and extend from the shoulders to the ankles and are folded in even width, made by doubling cloth or the like onto itself.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
312 (none) (none) B14999 Terracotta relief. Fragment of; upper part (from pudenda to top) of nude female figure with hands on hreasts; heavy necklaces; hair in horizontal coils; pudenda much emphasized. Poorly molded.
645 (none) (none) B15191 Terracotta figurine (fr. of) moulded. Seated on a chair, a female figure wearing a dress from neck to ankles + with full sleeves. The bodice treated in narrow pleats, the skirt in 5 flounces of close pleating, border of smocking (?) round neck. Hands clasped in front of body, head missing. The chair +drapery make a solid front: behind project two stumps to make the relief stand up. [drawing]
1216 (none) (none) B15636 Small terracotta moulded relief, the lower end bent forward. Female figure possibly goddess, with elaborate headdress, wearing long flounced robe, hands clasped at waist. [drawing]
1267 (none) (none) B15592, B15592 Cylinder seal; scene of "introduction" to seated god facing right, with star and crescent above. Inscription: Lugal-asum-gal (cf. U.1268) mar Ur-sul. Su-du-a.
1330 (none) (none) B15632 Clay figurine. Red clay. Moulded. Bearded figure, wearing flounced robe and holding scepter in the right hand. P.
1375 (none) (none) B15633 Figurine. Greenish grey clay: moulded. Female(?) figure seated on chair, (legs in profile) wearing horned headdress and flounced skirt. P.
1763 (none) (none) B15682 Terracotta relief. Light greenish clay. Moulded. Female figure, full face, flounced bodice and sleeves. High horned headdress, spiral curls on shoulders: hands raised above breasts.
1783 (none) (none) B15639 Figurines. Red clay. Flounced robes, with raised hands and carrying pots, heads and feet missing. [drawing 1:1]
2530 31-16-907 (none) (none) Drab clay figurine. Male with flounced dress. Head missing. [drawing 1:1]
6255 (none) (none) B16306 Cylinder seal. Black hematite. Shamash with horned mitre and notched sword in hand steps on a crouching bull a worshipper brings a kid as an offering. The god Martu with a short club in hand, short garment and a round woolen turban is followed by a worshipper with clasped hands, and a servant. Two small figures - a bifrons with clasped hands and a nude servant with libation cone in hand. About BC 1900. E.
6698 (none) (none) B16298 Cylinder seal. Inscribed. Grey steatite. Introduction of worshipper by goddess to Nannar: smaller figure behind throne of Nannar holding big club. Below and behind throne small figure pulling dragon by the wing; similar figure attacks dragon in front. Attributes: crescent moon resting on post. Balance and pot. Squat monkey (close to knees of Nannar). Inscribed: Ilu-Shamash, Ilu-Aa 1st Babylonian Dynasty. E.
9261 (none) (none) B16892 Cylinder seal Shell? 2 seated gods, between them a standing god. Behind one throne a palm tree.
12782 31-16-772 (none) (none) Terracotta figure. Moulded. Female, hands clasped, full face, seated, wearing horned cap and dress of pleated flounces to feet.
16677 31-43-24 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Grey marble? Presentation scene: 2 standing figures before a seated god.
16969A 31-43-409 (none) (none) Terracotta relief. Draped female figure (grotesque face) Type III, e.2 (or variant of this type?) (A) Broken away at waist.
17151 31-43-456 (none) (none) Terracotta relief. Two deities, a god and goddess, facing each other. Both wear the long dress with pleated flounces. (A) Complete except for feet. [drawing 1:1]
17172 31-43-414 (none) (none) Terracotta relief of seated goddess. Full face, with hands clasped below breasts: she wears the long dress with pleated flounces, and a turreted crown. (A) Complete except for feet.
18066A 31-43-398 (none) (none) Terracotta figurine. Female figure standing full face, hands clasped, pleated and flounced dress, hair elaborately waved. (A) Fragment from middle thighs upwards. (B) Complete (poor example).
18066B 33-35-49 (none) (none) Terracotta figurine. Female figure standing full face, hands clasped, pleated and flounced dress, hair elaborately waved. (A) Fragment from middle thighs upwards. (B) Complete (poor example).
(none) 31-16-811 (none) (none) [Unknown]
(none) 31-16-813 (none) (none) [Unknown]
(none) 31-16-816 (none) (none) [Unknown]
(none) 31-16-877 (none) (none) [Unknown]
(none) 31-16-909 (none) (none) [Unknown]
(none) 31-16-932 (none) (none) Unknown
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