Fragment of torso from figurineOn display
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Fragment of torso from figurine
Date8500 BC - 3000 BC
Material and technique
Dimensions17 cm (height)
25 cm (width)
11 cm (depth)
No. of items
Presented by the British School of Archaeology Jerusalem, 1958.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
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(Restored); highly stylized; hand-made; solid core of "clay" coated with a red-coloured surface surviving only on the front and on part of one side; the torso expands downwards to a flattened but rough surface at the bottom (as restored); perhaps the original base line.
In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)
Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 3, p.33, illus. p.33