Fragmentary bone figurine; figure of a young woman wearing a long, plain robe secured by a zigzag patterned belt, originally red, the ends of which hang down in front; the same pattern edges a shawl draped over her bent right arm; in her right hand she holds a bird and there are traces of black pigment on her arm, hand and bird; her left arm and head, now missing, were attached to the body by dowels; a hole has been cut in the front of the figure on its left side above the belt.
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