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This small marble figurine was found at Tell es-Sawwan. Probably, it represents a mother goddess. The eyes are inlaid with shells set in bitumen. Tell es-Sawwan is an ancient archaeological site in Saladin Province (about 110 Km north of Baghdad) and is associated with the Samarra culture. 6000-5800 BCE. On display at the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, Iraq. Photo: Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin