Nude Female Figurine from Cyprus

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
by
published on 22 October 2019
Send to Google Classroom:

This terracotta figurine depicts a naked woman holding her small breasts. Her pubic area is highlighted with a large tuft of pubic hair. This is one of the typical Early Bronze Age sculptures from Cyprus. From the Cypriot sanctuaries, Cyprus. 1st half of the 2nd century BCE. It is on display at the Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2019, October 22). Nude Female Figurine from Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11338/nude-female-figurine-from-cyprus/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nude Female Figurine from Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 22, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11338/nude-female-figurine-from-cyprus/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Nude Female Figurine from Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Oct 2019. Web. 17 Jun 2021.