Object: Detached male (?); head
Period: Iron Age
Dimensions: H: 4.5cm. W: 4.2cm.
Region: Northern Levant
Find Spot: Carchemish, ("Jerablus Railway"; no details recorded)
Description: handmodelled; baked; buff core, cream slip; incised central parting across top of head; hair, rendered by applied strips, falls in vertical curls all round, framing the face at the front; applied facial features now battered; damaged collar or necklace.
Reference: Moorey (2004) 356
Follow this link to the Northern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue