Southwestern Arabia / Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace / 3rd?early 2nd millennium B.C.Southwestern Arabia
Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace
3rd?early 2nd millennium B.C.

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Middle Eastern; Arabian
Creator Name-CRT: Southwestern Arabia
Title: Standing female figure wearing a strap and a necklace
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 0
Creation End Date: 0
Creation Date: 3rd?early 2nd millennium B.C.
Creation Place: Southwestern Arabia
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Sandstone, quartzite
Dimensions: H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Description: This image may have been used in connection with fertility rituals. It represents the beginning of a long sculptural tradition in southwestern Arabia, characterized by extreme simplification and by the containment of the figure within a rectangular space.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 1998.380
Credit Line: Purchase, Fletcher, Louis V. Bell, and Rogers Funds, and The Tokyo Shimbun and Friends of Inanna Gifts, 1998
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art . All rights reserved.
Style or Period: Bronze Age
AMICA ID: MMA_.1998.380
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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