Votive Figure


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Artifact Identification Votive Figure   (1900.53.0153)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Early Bronze Age, 3000 – 2000
Culture Anatolian, Cappadocian
Location On Exhibitin the Mesopotamia exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 21.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 17.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.2 cm
Weight 902 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Alabaster
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Light Grayish Yellowish Brown (10 Y R 6/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

11/26/2007: "Check to see if this was published in Syria, Volume 10, 1929, pp. 310-313." - Jennifer White, Registrar, 11/26/2007

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Contenau, G. “Idoles en Pierre provenant de l’Asia Mineure,” Syria 8(1927); 193-200. Olmstead, A. T. “Two Stone Idols from Asia Minor at the University of Illinois,” Syria 10(1929): 311-313. Özgüç, Tahsin. “Alabaster Idols and Statuettes from Kültepe,” pp. 509-515 in Between the Rivers and Over the Mountains: Archaeologica Anatolica et Mmesopotamica Alba Palmieri Dedicata. Ed. By Frangipane, et al. Rome: Università di Roma “La Sapienza,” 1993.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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