Figurine of crouching nude female. Broken above waist, on left side, at bottom, and at rear. Modern inventory marks from Seleucia excavations drawn in red on legs. Light pink medium-coarse fabric, micaceous with rare voids, pink slip. Hollow cast in two-part mold. Nude female shown in right profile, with bent knees in relief, on plain plinth. Faint inverted V-shaped depression on each ankle (jewelry?).
Forty-four terracotta figurines from Seleucia are identified as images of Aphrodite (Menegazzi). Many of these show Aphrodite in conventional poses, including that of Aphrodite Anadyomene (this example may be a crouching Anadyomene, like the statuette from Rhodes.
W. Van Ingen, Figurines from Seleucia on the Tigris (Ann Arbor 1939) 76, no. 96; R. Menegazzi, Seleucia al Tigri: Le terrecotte figurate dagli scavi italiani e americani (Florence 2015) no. 1.G6.