Hollow burnished pottery vessel in the form of a highly stylised human figure; handmade; brown-orange clay; steatopygous female with diminutive breasts, oval face, pierced ears; nose indicated but no other facial features represented; shallow horizontal incision around the neck, resembling a choker necklace; additional shallow vertical incision down the chest and around the equivalent of the waist and just above the prominent buttocks; low ridge at the back indicating hair line; fine zig-zag incised decoration on the right side below raised shoulder and below light vertical burnishing. Object made of slightly micaceous clay, but surfaces partly obscured by thin pale grey lime concretion; broken in two halves and restored; modern drill hole in base near the edge.

An00076969 001 l

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