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Terracotta: AN1913.292

Object: Fragmentary female figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Early Bronze Age IV

Dimensions: H: 7.6cm. W: 4.3 cm.

Region: Syria

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: handmodelled; baked; plaque-like; over-fired clay with a dark core and greenish-buffslip; head broken off, also broken across the waist; arms crudely modelled with hands, fingers incised, brought round and placed on the chest; long hair braid on either side of the face applied in clay with stippled decoration; broad necklace across the upper body, again in applied clay with stippled decoration.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 228

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