Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1913.339

Object: Plaque

Period: Iron Age: Achaemenid Period

Dimensions: H: 14.2cm.

Region: Northern Levant

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: nude female in low relief; mouldmade; baked; light brown fabric; sides shaved; brow-band; ringlets of hair down to chin level, from the face with prominent eyebrows, eyes and nose ridges and well modelled lips; beaded necklace; hands, now damaged, support her breasts; oval shaped abdomen with navel marked; legs taper to feet set on a "step".

Reference: Moorey (2004) 375

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