Figurine of a seated nude maleOn display
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Figurine of a seated nude male
Date1800 BC - 1600 BC
Middle Bronze Age (Syria) (2000 - 1600 BC)
Material and technique
terracotta, hand-modelled and with applied and incised decoration
Dimensions5.5 cm (height)
3 cm (width)
No. of items
Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum, 1939.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
Handmodelled; baked; brownish-buff fabric; head and both legs broken off; breasts and navel marked by incised pellets; arms in applied clay stretched downwards with hands together cupping the genitals (now broken).
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), 262, p.174, illus. p.174