Terracotta Amulet of a Seated Bird from the Levant

Culture: Levant
Period: 3500-2500 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 3.9 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6337
Provenance: Private collection Peter Hollander (1931-2014), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Condition: Intact
Description: Handmade, strongly stylized bird amulet of light clay. The nesting bird with a round buttock, stretched out extremities in the front and a flat head with pierced eyes. On the sides through the body a perforation for suspension. Also pierced at the bottom.