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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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Amlash Terracotta Steatopygous Female Idol

Auction ended on Thu, Oct 22, 2015
Estimate $4,000 - $8,000
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