Plaque figurine with nude female in low relief

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    Mouldmade; baked; buff fabric; nude female with curling ("Hathor"); sidelocks of hair, multiple necklace, bracelets and anklets; genitals emphasized with incised lines; both feet facing to the right; long fingered hands clasping the breasts; the figure is flanked by two sets of lotus flowers: that framing her lower body has upright flowers, that framing her upper body has flowers bent over to touch at the top of the centre of the plaque.

    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), 300, p.189, illus. p.18

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