two female figurines

Female Figurine

Material:Clay
Dimensions: 1.8 x 2.2 cm. (smallest figurine ever found at Catalhoyuk)
Age: First half of 6th millennium BC
Where Found: Summit trench
Notes: Discovered 1997 season. Complete and undamaged.

"The most spectacular figurine ...depicts a seated figure and was hailed as a typical Catalhoyuk 'Mother Goddess'. In fact it is unusual in a number of ways... it('s) one of the smallest (figurines) ever found at the site... although this figure has a bulging stomach, it has no breasts... this figure has a hole in the top of the body for the attachment of a head, which is missing. The figurine is complete and undamaged."

--From the 1997 field notes of Naomi Hamilton

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