<em>Fragment of Figurine of Woman</em>, ca. 3650–3300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 8 1/16 x 1 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (20.5 x 4.6 x 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.511. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.511_NegC_print_bw.jpg)

Fragment of Figurine of Woman

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3650–3300 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 1 13/16 x 1 7/16 in. (20.5 x 4.6 x 3.7 cm)


Accession Number: 07.447.511

Image: CUR.07.447.511_NegC_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of terracotta figurine of woman. Lower part of body only, broken beneath breast. Legs terminating in a blunt point instead of feet. Separation of legs indicated by very shallow vertical groove. "Steatopygy" not very pronounced. Red fine pottery, painted dark red on what remains of waist, and covered with white paint, indicating cloth, from hips to height of knees. Condition: Fragment. Upper portion, around waist, glued on after break.

Brooklyn Museum