NEAR EASTERN, STEATOPYGOUS TERRACOTTA IDOL

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NEAR EASTERN, STEATOPYGOUS TERRACOTTA IDOL
Stylized naked female figure, standing with exaggerated broad hips and thighs, large rounde buttocks, on short tapering legs, small stumpy and curving arms stretched out, small round breasts, tall neck turnig into her head with pinched nose and pierced eyes

Ex priv. coll. Prof. G.R.A. Marschall, Hamburg, Germany, acq. 1967-1975
H. 17 cm. Intact. Mounted on wooden stand

Early 1st mill. BC

Cf. G.F.P. van den Boorn, Oud Iran, Leiden 1983, p.75, afb. 97

 5.500

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