13 June 2000
A SUMERIAN BRONZE FEMALE FIGURE
circa 2000 b.c.
Standing with her arms crossed just below her breasts, wearing a short conical headdress, a tress of hair falling on each shoulder, with voluptuous rounded thighs and buttocks, her legs tapering to her ankles
21/8 in. (5.4 cm) high
Dr. Elie Borowski
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