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5937

''The Nurse''. Clay figurine of a woman sitting on a stool with an infant in her arms. Sesklo (Thessaly), 4800-4500 BC.

The group depicts a mother and infant just as she prepares to nurse it. It is a unique work. It breathes vigour and simplicity, but also sensitivity and tenderness.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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