Female figurine


  • Catalogue text

    Handmodelled; baked; greenish-buff fabric; naked; arms and legs broken off; pinched nose; hair, marked by incised lines, falls in a large projecting curl at the back of the neck (now broken); multiple choker necklace of punched circles; band of punched circles also representing a necklace above the breasts; traces of applied breasts and navel now missing; pubic triangle depicted with incised lines and punched circles; projecting hips; line incised down the back representing the necklace counterpoise.

    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), 106, p.101, illus. p.101

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