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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indus
Title:Ceramic head with floral crown/headdress
Date Made:ca. 3300 - 1750 BCE (Indus Valley Civilization)
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; Indus Valley
Measurements:Overall: 2 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 7 cm x 6.4 cm x 3.2 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2021.5.38
Credit Line:Gift of Julie Dupree Gill (Class of 1977) from the Dupree Collection
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
The head of a Mother Goddess statue. The crown has three flowers. Incised lines demarcate hair on either side of the head and a necklace. The nose and eyes are exaggerated with the latter being closed. Underneath the nose, the lips are visible. The piece is broken directly below the arms. The piece is terracotta. It is dirty and needs to be cleaned. This piece is accompanied by MH# 1165-2018.29

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; deities; pottery; hairstyles; flowers

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