Human Statuette


From: South Arabia

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 30-47-12
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience South Arabia
Section Near Eastern
Materials Limestone

Limestone statuette of seated figure, slightly more disengaged from the block than 30-47-15; neck, shoulders, arms extended, body and knee. Fingers and toes are incised, the latter on the plinth on either side of the inscription, Du Sawas. Seat is a square block. Face is the usual triangular mask cut flat above. Nose flush with the forehead. Eyes incised and painted. Mouth is a straight cut. The two breasts are two rough uncut pieces between the hands. Two lines behind divide arms and body.

Height 7.1 cm
Length 19.8 cm
Width 9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930
Other Number R'ES 4568 - Other Number

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