»Enthroned Goddess«

Plaster cast of the »Great Sitter« (»Enthroned Goddess«)(Original: Tell Halaf, Nordeast-Syria, 9th century BCE (at Pergamon Museum Berlin)), Berlin, Germany, early 20th century, Plaster.
Courtesy of the Gipsformerei der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin

Exhibited here is a plaster cast of the “Enthroned Goddess” which was made from the original statue when it was still intact. In a way, this cast is now “more original” than the original statue in its heavily scarred present- day state.