Archaeological clay figurine

Unknown Maker1030/1220

University of Pretoria Museums

University of Pretoria Museums
Pretoria, South Africa

Archaeological anthro- zoomorphic figurine with unusual turquoise trade glass beads inserted in the head for eyes. Excavated from the South African Iron Age archaeological site of K2, block 1, section 13, dating approximately AD 1030 - AD 1220. An elongated figurine with an animal head and two ears as protrusions on the side or the head and a squared snout. The body tapers broader to the base with two legs, one is broken away.


  • Title: Archaeological clay figurine
  • Creator: Unknown Maker
  • Date Created: 1030/1220
  • Location Created: South Africa
  • Physical Dimensions: 195.87mm x 28.11mm
  • Type: Artifact
  • Original Source: University of Pretoria Museums
  • Rights: Copyright University of Pretoria
  • Medium: Clay

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