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Terracotta: AN1911.311

Object: Upper part of a warrior

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: H: 6.9cm. W: 3.3 cm.

Region: Anatolia

Find Spot: no provenance

Description: broken off at the waist; baked; crudely modelled by hand; burnished, chocolate brown fabric wears a partly broken conical helmet or leather cap; pierced eyes; pointed nose; roughly indicated mouth, chin and beard; spear held in right hand, round shield with boss in left.

Reference: ANET-50Anatolia.

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