Figurine of a woman

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Sumerian
Sumerian
2900–1800 B.C.


Object Place: Sumer

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 8.6 x 5.8 x 2.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

28.60

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Cream terracotta figurine of a large female. It is molded in relief. It is not complete below the knees. She wears a wig-like headdress and, possibly, a bodice. Her hands are at her breast possibly holding an object. Details are incised. The surface is worn. Same as 28.12.

Provenance

From Sumer.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund