Figure card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Figure

56.28.400

Currently not on display

Information

Small, solid-cast figurine of a standing, draped woman in archaic costume, a sheath dress and conical cap; her body is flat and slightly elongated, with broad, angular shoulders, thin arms held straight down at sides, but clear of the waist, with mitten-like hands flat against the hips. Triangular face with large almond-eyes. The cap is marked with shallow, horizontal grooves, and buttocks and legs are indicated on the back surface. The left elbow is missing, and the figure is broken across the lower legs/skirt; corroded with very dark, black patina.