Male figurine

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    Handmodelled; baked; pink fabric with a cream slip; crudely modelled; tall conical headdress with prominent encircling band at brow level; prominent ears; tiny incised eyes; right arm broken off; stub of left arm remaining; flat body with a prominent scabbard or weapon on the left side set diagonally from chest level to hip; the lower body is curved as if to be set on the back of a mount as a rider.

    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), 275, p.177, illus. p.177

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