A WESTERN ASIATIC ALABASTER STEATOPYGOUS FIGURE
SYRIAN OR ANATOLIAN, CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
The standing female figure of generous proportions, depicted pregnant, with broad hips, ample thighs and large breasts, her arms well modelled from the back and held closely at her sides, the pubic triangle defined by deep grooves, the oval head with conical cranium, the arching eyebrows incised, with a prominent nose and depressions for the eyes
2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) high