Near Eastern, Anatolian
Early Bronze Age
about 2700–2200 B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 001.
Height x width: 3.7 x 2.4 cm (1 7/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Flat green stone, smoothly cut and finished. One end (the ‘head’) is squared off with a partially drilled hole in the center. The body is wider and sack-shaped.
By 1984: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091 (said to be from Western Anatolia and the European art market); purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, March 7, 1984
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund