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1st – 4th century A.C.
H : 14.7 cm
Complete and in good condition but glued. Some cracks and small stains in the eye area.
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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