Fragment of torso from figurine

On display


  • 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


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

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


  • Credit line

    Allocated by the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, 1958.

  • Museum location

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


  • Accession no.


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  • 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

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