Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Limestone

Limestone statuette of a woman (?) Broken below the breasts. Finely modelled in the round. Heavy hair hanging behind the ears and spreading on the shoulders in Egyptian style (perhaps a wig?) and covering the forehead. Top of the head cut flat. Conventional type of face. Eyes incised and painted? Eyebrows not incised. Nose broken. Chin chopped off. Ears well cut.

Height 20.2 cm
Width 16 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

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