<em>Figurine of Woman</em>, ca. 2008-1352 B.C.E. Clay, 4 7/16 x 2 in. (11.2 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.526. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.526.jpg)

Figurine of Woman

Medium: Clay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008-1352 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 2 in. (11.2 x 5.1 cm)


Accession Number: 07.447.526

Image: CUR.07.447.526.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary terracotta figurine of a nude woman, slightly steatopygous, with head and feet missing; stylized into a triangle, with slender body, very unnaturally wide horizontal shoulders, separately-moulded high-sitting small conical breasts. Straight arms, separated from body, hands laid beside thighs. No traces of hairdress. Fingers, wrists, pubic region, and a girdle on back above gluteal prominence are indicated by deep scratches. One hole for the navel, two holes in back at waist-level. Legs in front and back separated by a deep scratch and molded. Fine pottery, drab, almost white. Fine specimen. Condition: Head and feet missing. A few slight abrasions.

Brooklyn Museum