Fragment of torso from figurine

On display

Details

  • Title

    Fragment of torso from figurine

  • Associated place

    Jericho (Reg. no. 3776, field no. JPD 400.26) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    8500 BC - 3000 BC
  • Material and technique

    terracotta

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    17 cm (height)
    25 cm (width)
    11 cm (depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the British School of Archaeology Jerusalem, 1958.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1958.772

  • Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more

  • Catalogue text

    (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)

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 3, p.33, illus. p.33

Reference URL

?
q-seffron-icon q-white-icon pluse-seffron-icon pluse-white-icon minus-seffron-icon minus-white-icon close-seffron-icon close-white-icon close-black-icon prv-gry-arrow prv-arrow print-seffron-icon print-black-icon next-arrow next-gry-arrow next-white-arrow up-arrow-black up-arrow black-up-arrow black-down-arrow white-up-arrow white-down-arrow hr-list-gry-icon hr-list-white-icon vr-list-gry-icon vr-list-white-icon eye-icon zoomin-icon zoomout-icon fullview-icon contact-black-icon contact-seffron-icon basket-seffron-icon basket-black-icon share-black-icon share-seffron-icon go-arrow search-white-icon