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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Fabric Category Ivory
Object Type Figurine / Statuette
Motif Animal
Decorative Technique Incised
Fragment Noted false
Object Type (notes) Ivory Animal Head
Size Max. Pres. Height 0.010 m, Max. Pres. Length from nose to back of head 0.015 m, Max. Pres. Width of head 0.010 m
Condition Broken at neck, slivered at left side of neck; worn and slightly encrusted.
Description Ivory head of an animal, resembling an otter, preserved from the neck up, and cocked slightly to its right, the back of the neck preserves a long, narrow v-shaped incision down the center and downward sloping diagonal incisions on either side to indicate the hair, the muzzle is short and wide, the mouth is open showing heavy front teeth, the large almond eyes slope down toward the back of the head and preserve the round holes in the center, probably for inlaid stones, behind the eyes there are short vertical incisions, possibly indicating ears.
Fabric Description Ivory, bluish gray
Note
Property or Relation Value(s)
Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
ivory
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
statuette
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19710680 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro Rectangle/Tesoro Rectangle 8/1971, ID:286". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/86EA4304-104A-4C14-B0A3-00915F304C78>

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