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"Grotesque figures made in Smyrna in the IIc. B.C." (see related A) British Museum, London, England

this clay figurine reveals a female with a bulbous short nose, coarse and fullness of facial features and short neck and body proportions. These are signs observed among iodine deficient populations where prenatal development may be stunted causing "Cretinism"

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