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Small female headless statuette including head with tilted triangular face

-4400/-4100

National Museum of Archaeology, Malta

National Museum of Archaeology, Malta
Valletta, Malta

Small clay statuette; the chest is flat with round shoulders but no arms, the breasts being represented by two oblique ridges with straight lines following their inner edges with straight lines following their inner edges. On the back are two incised concentric curves, probably portraying a necklace. A girdle round the waist made of a cordon of clay has largely broken away. The female triangle is much enlarged, as is the upper part of the thighs, which project backwards to form an oval shelf behind. Head with tilted triangular face with a knob for a nose in the centre of the upper edge and a pit for a mouth near the lower point. It narrows into a cylindrical neck leaving a straight chin.

Details

  • Title: Small female headless statuette including head with tilted triangular face
  • Date Created: -4400/-4100
  • Location: Skorba Temples
  • Showcase room: Neolithic, Showcase 5
  • Photographed by: Stephen Psaila
  • Period: Red Skorba Period
  • Inventory number: 21056-7

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