Figurine fragment of a female torso

Details

  • Title

    Figurine fragment of a female torso

  • Associated place

    Choga Mami (C.M. 90) (place of excavation)
  • Date

  • Material and technique

    terracotta, hand-modelled and with cream slip

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    4 cm (height)
    4 cm (width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Allocated by the British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1968.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Antiquities

  • Accession no.

    AN1968.1624

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  • Catalogue text

    Breasts and right shoulder only; hand-modelled; baked; cream slip with pink core; traces of black painted lines, in dashes, on the shoulder. When extant (cf. Oates 1969, pl. XXVIII); the hands, with fingers depicted, are placed on the abdomen.

    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), 12, p.36, illus. p.36

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