Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1913.300

Object: Upper part of a plaque with a (nude (?); woman in low relief

Period: Iron Age: Achaemenid Period

Dimensions: H: 5cm. W: 2.7cm.

Region: Northern Levant

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: mouldmade; baked; brown fabric, slightly polished back, worn front; shaved edge; wedges of hair framing the face; arms bent at the elbows with hands brought together to grasp the vertical handle of a disk mirror held between her breasts; broken off across the abdomen.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 376

Follow this link to the Northern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue

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