London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
A SYRO-HITTITE TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE
EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Of stylized form, wearing applied necklace and cross-bands, with tall elaborate headdress, her hair falling in ringlets, with applied circular eyes, repaired, mounted
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
Acquired in 1963 from Jacques Matoussian.
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Antike Kunst, Galerie Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, 1975, no. 174.
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