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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)


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)