Anthropomorphic jar handle

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  • Catalogue text

    Solid; handmodelled; baked; cream slip on pink fabric; prominent arched eyebrows running down into the bridge of the nose; double blob eyes; an incised rounded chin with incised lines, perhaps denoting a necklace, pendant from it; pointed breasts; incised pubic triangle with random incisions to indicate hair.

    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), 55, p.66, illus. p.66

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