13 June 2000
A NORTH SYRIAN TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE
circa 3rd millennium b.c.
The tall cylindrical figure with slightly flaring skirt, her hair arranged in two masses of plaits, wearing an elaborate necklace, her arms now-missing from the elbows, bent and once held out before her, with two large pellet eyes and a pinched nose, the top of her head with a shallow depression
127/8 in. (32.7 cm) high
Dr. Elie Borowski
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