Mesopotamian Marble Amulette in Form of a Bear

Culture: Sumerian
Period: Beginning of 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 3 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6326
Provenance: American private collection, acquired din the 1980s. Last in a New York auction house.
Condition: Intact
Description: Amulette of a bear made of white marble. The animal with a massive body, large head and short legs. The pierced eyes possibly once had inlays. A drilling through the back for suspension.