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Cast

Figurine

Plaque

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Object Number:
B1975
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Nippur
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Terracotta
Plaster
Iconography:
Beltis
Description:
CBS Register: Cast of terracotta relief, from Nippur, Beltis.
PBS XVI: nude woman, with hands placed on the breasts. Shoulders and hips are unusually large. The legs run into a point with no line to mark their division. The arms, eyes, hair, turban and bracelets are attached separately. Pellets added on the turban are ornaments, embroidery rather than curls of hair escaping from a tress. Hair, fingers, pubes and necklace are incised. Pinched nose and no trace of the mouth. Cast of an original in Constantinople
Height:
2.6
Length:
11.7
Width:
4.2
Other Number:
PBS XVI: 21   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Archaeologists and Travelers in Ottoman Lands (26 Sep 2010 - 26 Jul 2011)
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