Tell Brak Stone Eye Idol

14744. Tell Brak Stone Eye Idol

Mesopotamia, Ca. 3rd Millinium BC

Abstract carved grey stone figure with flat body surmounted by two well defined large circular drilled eyes. These idols were used for dedication to an all seeing god who watched over the populations of early Mesopotamia. Condition: Edges abraded and chipped. Size: 4 inches (10.2cm) H + custom mount
Provenance: Ex private Brooklyn collection, Acq from Dave Libert, Time Machine, Flushing NY, March of 2004


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