Fine Near Eastern Calcite Head

14694. Fine Near Eastern Calcite Head

Mesopotamia, Ca 2700 BC.

A well molded head in high relief with protruding nose, incised beard long neck for insertion into a votive figure. The eyes hollowed out were once inlaid. Excellent surface deposits and patina.
Size: 1-3/8 inches H. + custom mount
Provenance: Ex private Brooklyn collection, Acq from Pete Simons, Worldartifacts, 2002.


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