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Three Syrian terracotta idols circa 2nd Millenium B.C.

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Three Syrian terracotta idols circa 2nd Millenium B.C. © christies.com

One with long cylindrical body, hands held up to chest, the bird-like face with applied disc eyes; one with flat body, arms outstretched, with dotted lines around waist and on necklace, and incised lines on high headdress; and one with flat outstretched arms, headdress and pierced ears
5½ in. (14 cm.) high max. (3).

Other figurines like these are said to be bird-like.

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