Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-21
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster

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.

Height 3.3 cm
Length 5.1 cm
Width 4.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

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