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Female figurine

Rose-brown burnished clay. Standing figure; pudgy hands with incised fingers rest on either side of protuberant belly which comes to a point at the navel; protruding buttocks; heavy legs and feet with incised toes. Head, proper right arm and half of chest missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Galerie Nefer, Glockengasse 18, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Galerie Nefer, March 23, 1994

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

Early Aegean, Neolithic Period, about 5000–3000 B.C.

Accession Number

1994.48

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture