Object: Fragment of a female torso
Period: Samarra Culture
Dimensions: H: 4cm. W: 4cm.
Find Spot: Choga Mami (C.M. 90)
Description: breasts and right shoulder only; hand-modelled; baked; cream slip with pink core; traces of black painted lines, in dashes, on the shoulder. When extant (cf. Oates 1969, pl. XXVIII); the hands, with fingers depicted, are placed on the abdomen.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 12
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