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Neolithic pottery idol NEOLITHIC POTTERY IDOL

Cruciform, with incised almond-shaped eyes, raised nasal ridge, and pointed nose. The body is incised with lines indicating, perhaps, clothing or jewelry.

Vinca Culture, Balkan area, 6th-5th Millennium BC

H. 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm.)

Ex French collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 81.

BPPG07
$4,750


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