Female idol with diagonally bent arms (Kiliya type)

Near Eastern, Anatolian
Chalcolithic Period
about 4500–4000 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Northwest Anatolia

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.6 x 3.1 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.725

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female figurine, missing the head and legs. Kiliya type

Provenance

By the mid 1990s: Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk Collection (said to have been purchased from a dealer in London or New York between the late 1980s to the mid 1990s); gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk to MFA, December 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk