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5th millenium B.C., 7th millenium B.C.
H : 6.6 cm
Beige, Black, Brown
Complete, even if arms are lost. Superficial wear.
Modeled from a small terracotta plaque, this figurine belongs to a large group of statuettes known as “pappadès”, because of their polos (a high cylindrical hat) that makes them look like Orthodox priests.
Carved from two fragments of dark green stone mottled with light patches (steatite probably), these two objects represent animals with highly stylized and abstract shapes.
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