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Female Figurine

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Clay
  • Place Made: Iran
  • DATES early 1st millennium B.C.E.
    DIMENSIONS 3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in. (8.8 x 7.5 x 2.1 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 78.135.2
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Molded nude figure with full, rounded upper arms and hips, articulated on the front only. Hands support small breasts; between them falls a pendant hanging from chevron-patterned straps which continue, crossing the body, below the arms; a triple ridged bracelet decorates each wrist; the naval is elongated vertically; below it are three raised folds of flesh and a large pubic triangle decorated with rows of raised dots. Condition: Head and lower legs missing, worn chips along the edges, large worn chip from the figure's right arm.
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