Statuette Fragment


From: Syria | Northern Syria

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B9365
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Seleucid (uncertain) | Parthian (uncertain)
Provenience Syria | Northern Syria
Period Seleucid Period (uncertain) | Parthian Period (uncertain)
Date Made 325-0 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Alabaster
Iconography Cybele

CBS Register: head of a female statue in white marble, peculiar head-dress

Romano: "Frontal female head wearing a tall crown with vertical depressions to right and left of center and a raised arch in the front. The hair is parted slightly off-center and drawn to the sides in in thick tresses, with long strands falling on the neck on the right side. On the cheeks on both sides is a "kiss-curl" High forehead, deep-set eyes with thickened lids with shallow drilling at inner corners, finely shaped straight nose, small mouth with pursed lips. At back of neck is a protruding remnant of garment, hair or attachment surface. Small drill hole in the bottom of neck for modern mounting."

Height 8.3 cm
Width 4.5 cm
Depth 5 cm
Credit Line Babylonian Expedition Purchase, 1900
Other Number P264734 - CDLI Number

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