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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.
The figurine is flat and slightly rounded. The shield-shaped outline, typical of these idols known as “schematic”, probably represents the silhouette of a seated human body, but without any volume.
Like almost all Syrian terracotta statuettes dated to this period, this figurine was hand-modeled in a very stylized, almost instinctive manner; it is seated on a simplified stool.
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