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Figurine, possibly male
Date1800 BC - 1600 BC
Middle Bronze Age I (Near East) (2100 - 2000 BC)
Material and technique
Dimensions1.5 cm (depth)
4.4 cm (width)
6.1 cm (height)
No. of items
Allocated by the Trustees of the British Museum, 1939.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
Crudely handmodelled; baked; brownish buff fabric; the top of the head is concave; pinched nose with no other indication of facial features; stub arms held horizontal; two random holes in upper body; broken across the waist perhaps originally standing.
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), 261, p.173, illus. p.173