Female figurine


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Female figurine

Material Information

Title:
Female figurine
Alternate title:
Cult goddess figure
Physical Description:
1 figurine : [copper alloy?] ; 12.5 x 3.8 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Bronze sculpture ( lcsh )
Idols and images ( lcsh )
3D model -- Local
Genre:
Figurines. ( aat )
Figurines ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Solemn-faced female figurine clasps her breasts. The figure is barefoot and stands on a shallow oval platform. She wears a cylindrical skirt with two bands at the bottom and an incised apron front and back. Incised lines indicate a waistband or belt. She wears a necklace with five beads to the front. Hair is worn in braids (?), long in the back and dressed with a filet to create a topknot on top of her head. The head is disproportionately large compared with the body. The nose is prominent and bulbous. The ears appear as large rings on either side of the head. The eyes are deep gouges. The lips are full and straight. The chin recedes. The back of the figurine is worked in detail. The bend in the elbows forms loops to the back of the figurine.
Citation/Reference:
Miriam S. Balmuth, "The Nuraghi Towers of Sardinia," Archaeology, vol. 34. no.2, March/April, 1981,
General Note:
Box number: 11.
General Note:
Item number: 044.
General Note:
Color: Greenish brown.
General Note:
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
General Note:
View description: Front view.
General Note:
Condition: Excellent.
Creation/Production Credits:
The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.
Resource Identifier:
R30-00044 ( USFLDC DOI )
r30.44 ( USFLDC Handle )

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Artifact

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1 figurine :
[copper alloy?] ;
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copper alloy
265.5 grams
cast
worked
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Box number: 11.
Item number: 044.
Color: Greenish brown.
Discovery location: Eastern Mediterranean region.
View description: Front view.
4 510
Miriam S. Balmuth, "The Nuraghi Towers of Sardinia," Archaeology, vol. 34. no.2, March/April, 1981,
p. 35-43.
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Solemn-faced female figurine clasps her breasts. The figure is barefoot and stands on a shallow oval platform. She wears a cylindrical skirt with two bands at the bottom and an incised apron front and back. Incised lines indicate a waistband or belt. She wears a necklace with five beads to the front. Hair is worn in braids (?), long in the back and dressed with a filet to create a topknot on top of her head. The head is disproportionately large compared with the body. The nose is prominent and bulbous. The ears appear as large rings on either side of the head. The eyes are deep gouges. The lips are full and straight. The chin recedes. The back of the figurine is worked in detail. The bend in the elbows forms loops to the back of the figurine.
Condition: Excellent.
650
Bronze sculpture.
Idols and images.
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Figurines.
2 aat
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t Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection.
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