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: 2.9 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2002.721

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