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Terracotta Figurine of Halaf or Gawra Type

5000 BCE - 3000 BCE

2 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 3/16 in. (5.2 x 3.6 x 3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: T.214
Geography: Asia, Iraq, Ninawa, Tell al-Hawa
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Sculptures; Terracottas
Findspot: Tell El-Hawa, N.W. Iraq near Syrian border

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  • figurines - Three-dimensional works that represent humans, animals, or mythical beasts at less than half life-size. While the term may be used interchangeably with "statuette" in certain situations, it differs in that a statuette is always free-standing while a figurine may be part of a larger work, such as a decorative detail on a candelabra or mirror.
  • Mesopotamian glyptic styles - Glyptic styles belonging to Mesopotamian cultures.

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