- Museum number
Fired clay nude standing woman with articulated arms; she stands with her legs together; narrow chest and waist, breasts placed high, broad hips and thighs; shoulders are modelled as stumps and pierced so that movable arms could be attached; double mould; brownish clay covered with white slip as ground for further painted decoration although most of this is now missing; separately shaped arms missing.
- Production date
- 3rdC BC-3rdC
Height: 27 centimetres
Width: 6.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- An exact mould duplicate to this piece is BM 92213 which retains extensive traces of original pigment. This second example was acquired at Hillah, near Babylon, and the two doubtless originate from either the same site or two nearby sites.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2013 22 Mar-3 Nov, Lokschuppen Rosenheim, Germany, 'Alexander the Great'
1999 Barcelona, Museu d'historia, 'Goddesses'
1995-2005 17 Nov-15 Dec, BM, G52/IRAN/25
1994 16 Jun-23 Dec, BM, G49/IRAN
- Fair; separately shaped arms missing. Condition in Dec 1999 noted as follows: Previously repaired. Head has very dark adhesive around the neck. There is also residue on the foot where a fragment from this area may have been detached in the past. This object is in a stable condition.
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number