8 June 2001
AN EGYPTIAN IVORY FEMALE FIGURE
Naqada Period, circa 4th Millennium B.C.
The plump figure with pronounced buttocks and expanded stomach, the navel indented, sculpted without arms, the large head with wide, incised eyes and a small nose and mouth
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) high
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For a similar example see no. 20, p. 55 in Spycket, The Human Form Divine.
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