Flattened Figure, 100-600 AD
Terracotta on Metal Stand
8 in. x 5 in. x 2 1/2 in. (20.32 cm x 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm)
Old number: H624.
Molded terracotta figure on a brass stand. Covered with light orange/peach slip, with a design in brick red.
Flattened female figure that has been pressed into a mold. It is hollow and has no arms or legs. There are earrings and a necklace in clay on the figure. It is painted light orange/peach with a design in brick red. There are also details in black as well as a strange piece of clay next to the left side of the head. The facial features are very expressive. This piece probably sat in a tomb and may originally have had tripod support.
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