Chalcolithic figurineتمثال من العصر النحاسي

Chalcolithic figurine

Stone-Copper Age (4,000—3,000 BCE)

Source: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~yaleart/objects/female-figure/
Embroidery: Janet Jameel Hamad [Silwad], Amman
Size: 59 x 39 cm

This female figure dates from the Chalcolithic Period in Palestine, the period of transition from prehistoric times to early civilization.
This figure’s large head and elongated nose may have been to evoke the idea of “life breath.”

Further viewing

Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.