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23.11.31IIII Female facing left, wearing a pointed headdress over long styled hair. One hand appears to be held up to the face. There is a thin spike projecting upwards at the back. The skirt is belted at the waist, and is patterned with vertical bands containing zigzags or chevrons which terminate at a shin-length curved hem. The left shin and foot appear angled back to the other foot, giving the figure the appearance of walking. 2005.06.0062.jpg
23.11.31RR Female figure facing left with arms held away from the sides of the body. Wearing a headdress and a long garment marked across at the chest, waist, and hem levels. 2005.06.0117.jpg
23.11.31XXX Female wearing a long patterned skirt. The upper, larger section of the skirt is divided into four vertical bands made up of wide plain, narrow plain, wide plain, and single-line zigzag motifs. These are terminated with two horizontal bands running around the hem. 2003.96.0029.jpg
23.11.31XXXX Female wearing long skirts. The top of the figure is oddly shaped. The left arm extends down and slightly away from the side of the body, ending in a fork. The skirts are sashed at the waist, and are marked with long vertical lines ending at a wide hem with more widely spaced pairs of lines. 2005.06.0153.jpg
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