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LOVE. Devotional Statue Dating back to 2600 B.C.E. of what scholars believe is a married couple. The gypsum statue was found buried beneath the floor of a shrine at Nippur in Iraq and measures 3 1/2 inches wide at the bottom. The couple originally had feet, and the figures have eyes made of shell and lapis lazuli set in bitumen, a natural cemenlike substance.
Terracotta statuette of a nude woman. Date: ca. 1450–1200 B.C. Cypriot. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
7 Souvari Topdji Neferi, Gunner, Horse Artillery. Piade Topdji Yuzbachi, Captain of Infantry. Souvari Topdji Neferi, Gunner, Foot Artillery. Elbicei Antiquities. Museum of Old Turkish Costumes of Istanbul by Jean Brindesi and colourists: Bayalos, Raunheim and Lemoine. Published by Lemercier, Paris, 1855
Standing Female Figure - The remarkable human sculpture is distinguished by triangular head that is broad across the forehead and taper to a delicate, pointed chin. Face and body painting is common, and when present, clothing is rendered as highly decorated fabric. This is at the Walters Art Museum in the special exhibition "Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift." art.thewalters.org