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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.28
Title
Mold of a Goddess
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
mold
Date
c. 2000-1800 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Syria
Period
Bronze Age, Middle
Culture
Syrian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/142222
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Steatite
Technique
Carved
Dimensions
7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Provenance
From the property of a European gentleman.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Carved with a nude figure of a goddess, with three drilled dots over the pubic triangle, a dotted circle for the navel, her hands at her breasts, surrounded by four geometric forms, one a stylized feline.

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