Parthian Bone Votive

Period: 2nd century B.C. - 2nd century A.D.
Material: Long bone
Dimensions: 7.5 cm high
Price: 780 Euro
Ref: 6022
Provenance: Private collection Roderich, Germany. Thence Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter. Comes with certificate of Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter.
Condition: Intact
Description: The smooth, lanceolate front part is slightly convex and displays a pointed lower body part without structure. The head part is seperated by a horizontale incision from the body, the topskull is flattened. The head area has some remains of red topcoat which is clearly applied on eyes and brows. On each side one hairlock, in the area of the incision curled inwards. Mounted.
Culture: Parthia/Iran