Ancient Near East, Amlash Empire, early 1st Millennium BCE. Standing figure with exaggerated wide hips, thighs, and buttocks - emphasizing her fertility - attenuated arms, relatively long tapering neck, globular head with peaked hair ornament behind hand built of red terracotta with generous areas of white caliche. Custom wood stand. Size: Figurine itself measures 4-1/4"T; 5-3/8" on stand
Provenance: Ex-H. J. Berk, ex-Lester & Betty Guttman Collection, Chicago, IL. Purchased in the 1960's.
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