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Object Number:
64-11-14
Current Location:
Out on loan
Provenience:
Iraq
Rimah
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Limestone
Iconography:
Man
Description:
Lithic limestone seated male; crudely cut from cube of stone, material inadequate for detailed refinements; face a plane surface slanted back at top, eyes suggested by small round indentations; shell inherent in stone evident at nose bridge, nose a triangular ridge toward chin where it is transformed to vague beard; ears: rough gouges on each side of head which is simian in form and sits directly on shoulders; Shoulders square; arms originate at back; they then apparently are brought across the sides and hands are intended to be at the front; groove runs across front roughly at the waistline and merges into stone laterally; sides plain surfaces; base plain cube.
Height:
18.5cm
Width:
11.6cm
Depth:
10cm
Credit Line:
Tel al Rimah Expedition, 1964 season

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