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Figurine of a woman

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Cream terracotta figurine of a large female. It is molded in relief. It is not complete below the knees. She wears a wig-like headdress and, possibly, a bodice. Her hands are at her breast possibly holding an object. Details are incised. The surface is worn. Same as 28.12.

Provenance

From Sumer.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian, Sumerian, 2900–1800 B.C.

Object Place

Sumer

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8.6 x 5.8 x 2.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

28.60

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture