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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.
Greek Mask-Applique from the 5th century B.C. representing a male head.
This head was virtually carved in the round, but would have been inserted into a relief or a wall, as suggested by the rough rendering of the upper and, especially, the posterior part of the skull.
The statuette depicts a standing man, with a mask, which characterizes him as an actor. He is dressed in a large cloak. As it is usually the case at that time for terracotta examples, our figurine was molded in two parts, the front and the back.
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