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Prehistoric Figurine from Mala Vrbica

Title: Prehistoric Figurine from Mala Vrbica
Site: Mala Vrbica / Livade
Location/Region: Kladovo
Chrolonology: 2000 BC - 1000 BC
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade - Archeological Museum of Đerdap
Country: Serbia
Period: Late Bronze Age
Epoch: Prehistoric
Culture: Žuto Brdo Culture
Closer Dating: 1300-1200 BC
Material: Clay
Dimensions: H 9.5 cm
Bibliography: Ј. (Rankov) Kondić (processing, cat. collection in the prepress); M. Vukomanović in: Archeological Museum of Iron Gate/Đerdap (Belgrade, 1996), cat. P 55; for localities and results see Iron Gate/Đerdap Notes / Cahiers des Portes de Fer /CPF, II/1984, III/1986. (Dr. P. Popović - М. Vukomanović)

Description

Small, representative, clay, cult figurine with anthropological indications, decorated with imaginative combinations of linear and curvilinear ornamentation united in the form of recognizable, prominent astral symbols in white, which is a style characteristic of the Middle Bronze Age.

Livade / Mala Vrbica: systematic archaeological excavations and research (Iron Gate/Đerdap II Project, Dr. P. Popović-M. Vukmanović)