A reclining, robed female wearing elaborate headdress, leaning on her left elbow and holding a drinking cup. Her robes show folds, with highlights in dark brown slip. The reverse of the figurine is unmodelled.

Supplied with display stand.

Circa 3rd century-1st century BC.

 

Condition: Complete and intact with relatively good detail and pigments remaining.

Length of terracotta 10.7 cms (4.2 ins).

 

They believed their dead were constantly thirsty, therefore figures were often created holding bowls for offerings such as this example.

Hellenistic Greek-Babylonian pottery Banqueteer

SKU: H982
£300.00Price
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