Musée de la Civilisation, Quebec/courtesy of the Directeur Général des Antiquités et des Musées, Syria

The faces of ‘Ain Dara are characterized by almond eyes, rounded noses and half-smiling lips—all sculpted in basalt. This 22-inch figure—perhaps a royal or divine female—wears a diadem studded with rosettes. This face, shown restored, was found in numerous pieces.