Head

Early European, Balkan, Vinca
Chalcolithic Period
about 4500–4000 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.730

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a figurine, with incised and pierced designs.

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