Object: Plaque with nude female in low relief
Period: Bronze Age:
Dimensions: L: 12cm. W: 4.9cm.
Find Spot: Gezer
Description: 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.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 300
Follow this link to the Bronze Age Caanan Chapter of the Catalogue