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 # 1128272
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Stylized marble female head with flat forehead and triangular face.
Head of an early Anatolian idol usually 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. 2.7 cm (1.06 in)
H. with stand 9.6 cm (3.8 in)
Broken at the neck level. Smooth surface with grinding marks and some encrustation.
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