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Halaf culture (Eridu-'Ubaid period) : Fired clay figurines

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Title: Halaf culture (Eridu-'Ubaid period) : Fired clay figurines
Author(s): Strommenger, Eva
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mesopotamia : Eridu-'Ubaid period, Early Sumerian period, Fara-Ur I period, Imperial Akkadian period;sculpture;ceramics;book scan
Description: Above : Fired clay painted female figure from Tell Halaf, h : 8 cm (formerly in Berlin, now destroyed)
squatting woman of finely levigated clay, her head is stylised into a peg, the light-coloured clay body is painted in bright red. Below : Terracotta figurine of fired clay, h : 8 cm (British Museum)
painted naked woman with red body-paint sitting on a cushion (?), found separately, at Tell Chagar Bazar, level 8.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-4092


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