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Statuette of a Nubian Captive

Catalogue Description:
Black steatite statuette of a nude, crouching Nubian. Body in contorted, writhing position with legs drawn up, arms flung around body as if to ward off a blow. Head twisted to left with mouth open. Hair indicated by drill holes, with surface unpolished. Surface of body highly polished. Pattern of ribs and spine conventionalized. Condition: Both feet missing. Right arm missing from just above elbow. Otherwise intact.


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