Female figurine with bird-head

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  • Catalogue text

    Handmodelled; buff clay, cream slip; prominent pinched nose with slight chin; pierced pellet eyes; prominent socket for forehead ornament; pierced ears; tall, wedge-shaped headdress pierced twice at top; single band incised necklace; abbreviated stub arms; pierced pellet navel; no cross-bands; two rouletted lines mark pudenda; prominent hips taper to stub feet and tiny convex base.

    In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)

Glossary of terms

slip

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 257, p.172, illus. p.172

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