Female Figurines 52

Fat women figurines with turban-like headdress and appliqué ornaments. Bangles are worn on both wrists and upper arms, ankle bracelets and a choker probably represent beaded ornaments. The right hand is held to the mouth and the left hand clutches the heart, in an expression of amazement that is still typical in the subcontinent today. Period III, Harappan, 2300-2200 B. C. Material: terra cotta Dimensions (left): 10.9 cm height, 6.76 cm width, 5.3 cm thickness Nausharo [Baluchistan], NS P, locus I Department of Archaeology, Karachi, EBK 5125 Jarrige 1990: fig. 25a