Body fragment of a female figurineOn display
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Body fragment of a female figurine
Date1380 BC - 1250 BC
Middle Bronze Age I (Near East) (2100 - 2000 BC)
Material and technique
Dimensions5.5 cm (height)
4.1 cm (width)
1.1 cm (depth)
No. of items
Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum, 1948.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
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Handmodelled; baked; flat back; headless and legless; greyish-buff fabric; stub arms (one lost); single-band necklace with incisions; incised cross-bands on chest; round cavity for navel; rouletted lines representing genital area; pronounced hips.
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), 259, p.173, illus. p.173