Nude Female Figurine from the Dead Sea

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 April 2018

This statuette depicts a nude female holding a large two-handed jar on her head; the jar appears to replace her head from the upper neck. 3600-3100 BCE. From the Dead Sea area. (The Jordan Museum, Amman, Jordan).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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