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NEOLITHIC POTTERY HEAD FROM AN IDOL

Roughly spade-shaped, with large incised eyes with incised eye lashes on the top and bottom, raised nasal ridge, and pointed nose, and a band of three incised lines across the brow; the back of the flattened head with a row of six perforations.
Choice.

Vinca Culture, Balkan area, ca. 5th Millennium BC

H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.)

Ex M. M. collection, Belgrade.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 175.

VLF06
$6,500


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