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Near Eastern Calcite Seated Steatopygous Female Figure

5th Millennium BC, Halaf type.

Height: 5.5 cm.     (2 3/16 in.)

Width: 2.9 cm.     (1 1/8 in.)

 

 

ex: a private Middle Eastern collection, before 1981; previously another private Middle Eastern collection, before 1976.

 

#7011

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIV (New York, 2016) p.3

Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) p.4

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Amiet, Pierre ; Art of the Ancient Near East (New York, 1977) p.444, pl.195

 

Mellart, James ; The Neolithic of the Near East (London, 1975) pp.165-167, fig.101

 

Bossert, Helmuth ; Altsyrien (Tubingen, 1951) no.416, 417