Finds 41

Main Information
Finds ID 41
Site Sumaki Höyük
Area ID 19 settlement
Research event excavation: rescue The Sumaki Höyük Excavation 2007
Finds type small finds
Small finds category figurine
Small finds type Female figurine
Male figurine
Zoomorphic figurine
Botany species
Animal remains species
Animal remains completeness None
Animal remains part
Lithics technology
Lithics industry
Lithics cores and preparation
Lithics retouched tools
Lithics unretouched tools
Lithics raw material
Obsidian None
Obsidian amount None
Pottery form
Pottery detail
Pottery decoration
Pottery type None
Material clay
Confidence 5
Comment Clay objects are the largest group in the inventory of Sumaki. Bitumen combined with generally fine-grained clay was not only modeled into different representations of animal, human (female, male), and abstract figurines. not been fired. The surfaces of the majority are in tones of gray, and are rough and cracky. Most of the human and animal figurines are broken. Among the animal figurines, according to preliminary classifications, sheep, cattle, and pig figurines predominate. Goats and reptiles have also been depicted. Some animal figurines have been used as sealmgs by being pressed onto a variety of objects. Human figurines display a rich variety of naturalistic abstract styles, such as 'L' shaped ( "Lady stalk"), abstract, arms spread to the sides, stylized-cylindrical, cylindrical-standing, stylized-sitting, and with more realistic organs. Three legged depictions and the double-winged based objects are 2nd Phase types. Both these types and some of the human figurines were used as sealings.