Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Limestone

Limestone statuette of a woman (?), standing up, hands extended, elbows to the body, feet covered by skirt or loin cloth. Hands closed, bored through. Hands closed, bored through. Block left flat, uncut behind. Hair hanging behind the ears on the shoulders. Three necklaces. Forehead incised (jewelled band?) and cut flat above. Eyes incised but not the eyebrows. Lozenge-shaped mouth. Straight nose broken. The name Ka'il-wahab scratched on the dress is probably a modern copy of the name on the following statuette (30-47-9)

Height 36 cm
Width 12.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number R'ES 4235 - Other Number

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