Anatolian Kilia Head, Early Bronze Age II, 2700 to 2500
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1100812
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Marble idol head with a low, broad crest arch, the planes of the face joining to form a nose.
Interesting head of an 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. 2.6 cm (1 in), W. 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
H. with stand 9.5 cm (3.75 in) Broken at the neck level. Slightly worn, the back side with remains of the polished surface.
European art market (data will be provided to the buyer)