Head of a Kiliya Idol

Culture: West Anatolia
Period: 2700-2400 B.C.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 4.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6308
Provenance: Swiss private collection, acquired in the 1990s from the gallery Serodine in Ascona, Switzerland.
Condition: A very beautifully preserved head.
Description: Elegantly formed head of a Kiliya- or stargazer idol of white, crystalline marble. The head broad and tapering forward, rounded at the bottom with a flat back and preserved neckline. The sides far and angularily pulled out. A reduced and highly stylized head with a strong expression. Mounted.