Early European, Balkan, Vinca
about 4500–4000 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Central Balkans
Height x width x depth: 8.3 x 7.8 x 7.6 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Four-legged altar decorated with incised dotted bands forming maeanders. A post projects from each upper corner of the altar.
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
Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk