Sumerian Gypsum Female Head

Sumerian Gypsum Female Head

An ancient Sumerian gypsum head of a female with inlaid almond shaped eyes outlined in black, thin carved lips, a slight protruding chin and a prominent straight lined nose. Her wavy hair defined by incision and bound in a band.

Mari.
Early Dynastic Period.
Ca. 2900 - 2600 BC.
Height: 1 1/2 ( 4 cm).

Formerly in a New York private collection.

Inv#: 8013

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