<em>Figurine of Woman</em>, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x Depth at hips 1 9/16 in. (22.2 x 5 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.504. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.447.504_front_view1_bw.jpg)

Figurine of Woman

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x Depth at hips 1 9/16 in. (22.2 x 5 x 4 cm)


Accession Number: 07.447.504

Image: 07.447.504_front_view1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terracotta figurine of a woman. Small head, with beak-like face on high neck. Small, round breasts on flat torso. Uplifted arms. Peg-shaped legs, their separation indicated by very shallow groove. Same type as 07.447.502. Buff pottery, painted red on body and head; white, indicating cloth, from hips down. Condition: Both arms broken off above shoulders. Restored at waist, with strong pinkish overpainting. Paints abraded. Two breaks. Small patch of restoration on right hip of figure.

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