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Female Figurine from Iran [Object of the Day #12]


By: Amy Ellsworth

This ceramic woman figurine from Tureng Tepe, Iran was made around 3500 BCE. She is a burial offering and altho she is not clothed, she is adorned with many bracelets, necklaces and an elaborate headdress. Penn Museum Object #32-41-25.
Ceramic female figurine from Tureng Tepe, ca. 3500 BCE.

This ceramic female figurine from Tureng Tepe, Iran was made around 3500 BCE. She is a burial offering and although she is not clothed, she is adorned with many bracelets, necklaces and an elaborate headdress. Penn Museum Object #32-41-25.

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