A so-called ‘banquet-scene’: a female figurine reclining on a couch, wearing a large necklace. Her right arm and hand is covered under a luxury dress with applied lines and fringes, the left hand holding an object (cup?). Typically for the Parthian period is the high headdress or tiara, the coffee bean shaped eyes and the frontality of the figure due to the angled torso (a position that revels a Greek influence). Buff colored clay, incised and applied decoration. The backside was flattened with a reed or a stick, its traces still clearly visible. Mesopotamia or Iran, 1ste century BC – 1rst century AD. Ref MET Museum 55162.2.
Height 11 cm Length 13,2 cm Thickness 1,4 cm Weight 204 gram.
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