figurine

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    Handmodelled; baked; buff fabric, yellowish-cream slip; top of head broken; prominent pinched nose with eyes depicted with red paint; no mouth indicated; right arm brought round to cradle breast; both breasts and left arm broken; broken off at the waist; probably seated as no. 17-19; extensive use of paint to indicate necklace and girdle; the upper arms have encircling bands.

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

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 20, p.38, illus. p.38

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