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This Near Easter Terracotta Miniature Feminine Statuette is considered as a Tell Halaf Statuette, as she features their style, typology and technique.
This Near Easter Terracotta Miniature Feminine Statuette is considered as a Tell Halaf statuette, as she features their style, typology and technique.
5th millenium B.C., 7th millenium B.C.
H : 3.4 cm
Complete, some chips.
This small, beautiful object is composed of two elements: a parallelepiped that serves as a base for two statuettes of young bulls, whose bodies are merged together and placed head to toe.
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.
This statuette represents an adult, though beardless man with youthful features.
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