Anatolian Kilia Head, Early Bronze Age II, 2700 to 2500
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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: item # 1103306
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Unusual marble female head with a high, pointed crest arch, the planes of the face joining to form a nose.
Interesting early idol generally referred to as a 'star gazer' figure.
For general remarks on the Kilia-type, cf. page 182 and items 560-566 in: J. Thimme. Kunst der Kykladen. Karlsruhe 1976.
Western Anatolian, Early Bronze Age II, 2700 to 2500 BC
H. 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
H. with stand 10.5 cm (4.1 in)
Broken at the neck level. Surface preserving its ancient polish. Back side with incrustations.
German art market (data will be provided to the buyer)