Amlash steatopygous female statuette
9th-8th century BC
The female figure is hand moulded with stylised features. The tall neck and head with a rounded protrusion indicating the nose.
Short pointed arms are held perpendicular to the body, next to small pricked breasts. The smooth narrow torso flares to exaggeratedly wide hips and short conical legs. A break across the centre and between the legs.
Private collection, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; acquired July 1966
Compare Charles Ede, Collecting Antiquities (London, 1976), p.103, no.283