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Earthenware with colored slips
Overall: 28.6 x 13.4 x 10.3 cm (11 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1997.184
This figure, which may once have worn small garments, might be a tomb offering. Her tapered head reflects the practice of cranial shaping, which may identify her social group and serve as a mark of beauty. Her fleshy hips likely refer to human and plant fertility, since food is the source of such bodily wealth. Her identity is unknown.
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