Object: Upper part of a woman and child
Period: Iron Age: Achaemenid Period
Dimensions: H: 6.5cm. W: 4cm.
Region: Northern Levant
Find Spot: no provenance
Description: handmodelled body, mouldmade face; baked; brown fabric with smooth, slightly polished surface; back of head damaged; under a narrow browband the hair falls in three or four distinct lines of tiny blobs to the shoulder, framing the face; well modelled, prominent facial features with oval eyes and small mouth; traces of a necklace; upper body and arms crudely modelled by hand, the arms brought round to hold a now headless child against the left side of her body; broken off across abdomen.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 374
Follow this link to the Northern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue
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