Alabaster Human statuette


National Museum of Archaeology, Malta

National Museum of Archaeology, Malta
Valletta, Malta

An almost complete figure of semi-translucent white alabaster. The neck shows a circle of fat, common in obese persons. The left arm is crossed over the abdomen, the right hangs down.


  • Title: Alabaster Human statuette
  • Date Created: -5000/-700
  • Location: Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 6.3cm, Width at the hips 3.1cm, MaximumThickness (at the hips) 2.1cm, Minimum Thickness (at head) 1cm
  • Medium: Stone
  • Showcase room: National Museum of Archaeology- Groundfloor, Showcase Number 17
  • Photographed by: Stephen Psaila
  • Period: Temple Period
  • Inventory number: 20526

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