Figurine Fragment


From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1978
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Egyptianizing
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta | Plaster
Iconography Beltis

CBS Register: cast of terracotta relief, fragment, Egyptianizing. Beltis. Original in Constantinople.

PBS XVI: same type (nude woman with clasped hands) with better proportions. The arms are still closely attached to the body. The round face on a slender neck has a decided Oriental charm, with the classical features, large eyes, round nose, fleshy lips and firm chin. The wavy hair, tied by a fillet, falls in curls on the shoulders. molded with background. Cast of an original in Constantinople.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number PBS XVI: 53 - Other Number

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