Figurine of woman carrying a child


  • Catalogue text

    Handmodelled; baked; greenish-cream core, cream slip; column-shaped with concave base (chipped); projecting hairstyle with three strips of applied clay set vertically; double pellets at the centre of the brow; pinched nose, applied pellet eyes; no ears or mouth depicted; single band necklace; arms bent round with hands on the breasts; single bracelet on each wrist; child, facing over her shoulder, held close to the body by the left arm; child has applied pellet eyes, a pinched nose and single band necklace.

    In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)

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Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 358, p.229, illus. p.229

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