Idol head (Kiliya type)

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


Place of Manufacture: Northwest Anatolia

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.1 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.719

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a figurine. 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