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Carved human figure

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A carved wooden figure with two straight legs, one arm lowered with a hand near the front of the pelvic region, the other resting on the shoulder. The nose is carved in relief, while the mouth and eyes are incised. The navel and breast, as well as a zigzag-patterned belt about the waist, are incised.

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