Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

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Terracotta: AN1913.447

Object: Standing female

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: H: 13.5cm. W: 6.2cm.

Region: Northern Levant

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: handmodelled; baked; cream slip on buff core; column-shaped with concave base; fan-shaped hairstyle with ornaments rendered by applied pellets and strips; applied pellet eyes; pinched nose and prominent chin; neither ears nor mouth marked; projecting shoulders; arms bent at the elbows, with applied studded bracelet on each arm; hands, with prominently applied fingers, clasp breasts.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 365

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