A Sumerian king (right) has a drink while being attended by a servant. The king is holding a shepherd's flail, a symbol of authority. The servant holds his hand under his armpit as a gesture of obedience. Detail from a lyre inlay, partially restored.
The Archers from the Persepolis palace. Clay and Terracotta is the most used clay that once made the work is baked in the oven, is reddish (iron abundance), used in ceramics, sculpture and architectural decoration.