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Terracotta: AN1935.31

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