Plastered human skull and jawbone [11330]. Unique among excavated human remains from  Catalhoyuk, the shull and jawbone have been covered in soft palster from the forehead to the chin. This was then painted dark red. The nose was remodelled in plaster and several layers of plaster indicate that the process was repeated several times. Possibly an adult female.  Building 42 {F 1517], level V cirac 6300 BC . Catalhoyuk collection, Konya Archaeological Museum, Turkey

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Plastered human skull and jawbone [11330]. Unique among excavated human remains from Catalhoyuk, the shull and jawbone have been covered in soft palster from the forehead to the chin. This was then painted dark red. The nose was remodelled in plaster and several layers of plaster indicate that the process was repeated several times. Possibly an adult female. Building 42 {F 1517], level V cirac 6300 BC . Catalhoyuk collection, Konya Archaeological Museum, Turkey

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