Of abstracted flattened form, with incised eyes and curved eyebrows, narrow neck, shoulders sloping to a broad body and flat base. Used for dedication to an all seeing god who watched over the populations of early Mesopotamia.
Size 2-7/8 inches (7.3 cm.) H. + custom mount
Minor restoration to proper right eye lid and repair at neck or else excellent condition and with earth deposits.
Comes with a penned catalogue description from British Near Eastern scholar Wilfried George Lambert (1926-2011). Ex Prominent Woburn MA collector ET.
Compare examples in 'Early Mesopotamia and Iran' by M.E.L. Mallowan, pages 46 to 50.
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