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This wonderful limestone statuette was found during the excavation of the Xaghra Circle. Found close to what would have been the entrance into the underground chambers, it is a magnificent piece of sculpture. The obese figures lie on a 'bed' similar to the 'bed' that supports the Hypogeum Sleeping Lady clay statuette. On this particular 'bed', spiral designs are visible. Parts of the body are covered with red ochre and the skirts show the remains of black ochre. The obese couple (no sign is visible to be able to see if they are female or male) are squatting, similar to the big statue of Tarxien, and also have the same type of pleated dress and obese calves. Only one head was found and it had broken from the main body of the sculpture. On the lap of the left figure is a tiny (also headless) obese figure similar to the two 'bigger' figures. Yet the design on the skirt has a repeated diamond scheme. – Click on the small figurine when the animation is showing the front perspective of the statuette to see close up of 'baby' figurine. The other figure, unfortunately headless, holds a small pot. Dimensions: 9 x 14 x10 cm (3.5 x 5.5 x 4 inch)