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Date8500 BC - 3000 BC
Samarra Culture (5700 - 4900 BC)
No. of items
Broken off a standing female(?); figurine; handmodelled; baked; cream slip with pink core; no details indicated; the disproportionate size suggests an attempt to give the figure a base upon which it would be self-supporting, counter-weighting the large bottoms (cf. Oates, J. 1968, pl. XXXe-f).
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), 13, p.36, illus. p.36