Clay plaque in relief, Goddess, possibly Anahita/Anahit. The face of a woman with large eyes, ringlets and a benevolent expression. Wearing a headband and a high crown. Pierced with a hole for a suspension cord, to be worn as a necklace. A gift from the curator of Merv Museum (Deputy Director Yevgenya).
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