Support with two ram protomes

Early European, Balkan, Vinca
Chalcolithic Period
about 5000–4000 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.8 x 6.9 x 2.9 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.731

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Cylinder branching into two ram protomes. The surface is decorated with incisions, and a hole is pierced in the upper surface at the branching of the heads.

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