University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:30-47-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: South Arabia
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Alabaster
Height: 3.3 cm
Length: 5.1 cm
Width: 4.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Alabaster head of a woman (?). Long undulated hair, incised, covering neck behind the ears and fixed by a band from ear to ear. Top cut flat and bored with a hole to fix an ornam ent (?). A dotted line (jewel band?) across the forehead. Long nose. Incised, painted (?) eyes. Ears too low.


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