Figurine of a pillar-shaped headless womanOn display
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Figurine of a pillar-shaped headless woman
Date750 - 650 BC
Iron Age (Near East) (1200 - 550 BC)
Material and technique
Dimensions14 cm (height)
6.6 cm (width)
No. of items
Presented by the British School of Archaeology Jerusalem, 1969.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
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(Restored); baked; handmodelled body; grey-black core; orange fabric with traces of whitewash; partially hollow bell-shaped stand, broken below solid bust; lower arms missing; prominent breasts pointing downwards.
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), 302, p.210, illus. p.210