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Terracotta: AN1939.428

Object: Upper part of a male figurine

Period: Bronze Age: Middle Bronze Age I

Dimensions: H: 6.1cm. W: 4.4cm.

Region: Syria

Find Spot: Tell Atchana/Alalakh, (AT38: 188; surface of palace area)

Description: crudely handmodelled; baked; brownish buff fabric; the top of the head is concave; pinched nose with no other indication of facial features; stub arms held horizontal; two random holes in upper body; broken across the waist perhaps originally standing.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 261

Follow this link to the Bronze Age Syria Chapter of the Catalogue Part 2