Anatolian Kilia Head, Early Bronze Age II, 2700-2500 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1100811
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Stylized marble idol head with a rounded forehead, the planes of the face joining to form a nose. Interesting early idol often 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.
Anatolian, Early Bronze Age II, 2700 to 2500 BC
H. 3.0 cm (1.2 in)
W. 4.0 cm (1.6 in)
H. with stand 9.8 cm (3.85 in) Broken at the neck level. Worn surface with some encrustations on the back side.
European art market (data will be provided to the buyer)