Head of a Kiliya Idol

Culture: West Anatolia
Period: 2700-2400 B.C.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 2.8 cm x 3.8 cm
Price: 1 600 Euro
Ref: 6289
Provenance: Swiss private collection, acquired in the 1990s from the gallery Serodine in Ascona.
Condition: Wonderfully preserved.
Description: Very elegantly formed head of a Kiliya- or stargazer idol of white, fine crystalline marble. The broad, forward curved and at the bottom rounded head with a long, slender nose, the back of the head flat. On the sides the ears are protruding. Mounted.