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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Hittite
Title:Standing female figure
Date Made:2000-1200 BCE
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Asia; Syria
Measurements:overall: 4 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/4 in.; 10.795 x 4.1275 x 1.905 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1973.2.A(f).OI
Credit Line:Gift of Cedric H. Marks
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Female fertility symbol; head is bird-like with beaks and eyes; cone shaped arms, triangular lower torso and legs; clay originally grey

Tags:
pottery; ancient; archaeology

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