12 June 2002
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
FOUR MIDDLE ELAMITE TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURES
Susa, Circa Second Half of 2nd Millenium B.C.
Each plump figure standing with her hands supporting her breasts, depicted nude but for shoulder straps crossing between the breasts and jewelry consisting of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and belly chains, with a long slit above the navel, the pubic triangle indicated
6 in. (15.2 cm) high for the largest (4)
Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's New York, 17 December 1998, lot 443 (originally 8 in the lot)
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For a similar example see fig. 133 in Harper, etc., The Royal City of Susa.
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