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Greco-Roman molded glass statuette / amulet of a crouching woman from the 3rd century B.C. – 2nd century A.D. Complete and in good condition despite few chips and cracks.
2nd century A.D., 3rd century B.C.
H: 3.4 cm
Complete and in good condition despite few chips and cracks. Right tiptoe is broken.
This statuette represents a very popular mythological hybrid figure that was largely widespread in Near Eastern iconography from the Sumerian period.
This face certainly represents a male figure; it shows some of the distinctive features of the Greek-Roman images known as “grotesque”, such as the big aquiline and pointed nose, the strongly marked, frowning eyebrows and the wrinkled forehead.
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