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Terracotta: AN1962.579

Object: Upper part of a woman's head

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: H: 4.1cm. W: 4.3cm.

Region: Southern Levant, Judah

Find Spot: (Jerusalem no. 901: Jmp A351.4b)

Description: mouldmade face; baked; solid; pink fabric; headdress (cap?); drawn back into a point; two rows of regular curls across the brow with single row on either side of the head; eyebrows and much of eyes surviving.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 316

Follow this link to the Southern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue