ostracon ancient art



Syro-Hittite Female Figure, ex Cahn, 2nd Millennium BC

Hand-modeled female figure with bird-like facial features, including applied eyes and a pointed beak-like nose. At the nape a trapezoidal hair design fixed with a clay strip.

Her left arm placed over the chest, the other to her thigh. Wide angular shoulders. The neck enhanced with a collar of tiny beads.

The body in the shape of a simple column with slightly evert foot.

Intact and fine. Surface slightly worn and discolored.

H. 10.4 cm (4.1 in)

Ex Herbert A. Cahn, Basel (1990s)

780 USD

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