Clay figurine, Terally

Terally, Kirkmaiden
This crude baked clay figurine is impossible to date.  Was it produced by a potter in an idle moment or was it meant to be a child's toy?  Or was it, as the look on the face suggests, something more sinister?  A belief in witches continued in the Wigtownshire Rhins until well into the nineteenth century and this figure may have been used as a charm.
Object no :
SMAH 092
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
Length: 50mm
Materials :
Clay
Location :
Terally, Kirkmaiden
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