Schematic female figurine

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


Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans, probably Romania

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 5.2 x 1.9 x 0.2 cm (2 1/16 x 3/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.718

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Female figurine carved from bone 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