Requires Photography

Female figurine

Early Aegean
Neolithic Period
about 5000–3000 B.C.


Dimensions

4.5 x 2.4 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1994.48

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rose-brown burnished clay. Standing figure; pudgy hands with incised fingers rest on either side of protuberant belly which comes to a point at the navel; protruding buttocks; heavy legs and feet with incised toes. Head, proper right arm and half of chest missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Galerie Nefer, Glockengasse 18, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Galerie Nefer, March 23, 1994

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund