Schematic idol (Kusura type)
Near Eastern, Anatolian
Early Bronze Age
about 2700–2200 B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 001.
Height x width: 8.7 x 4.5 cm (3 7/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Kusura type. Flat, disk head, long neck, body in shape of a semi-circle. Brown patina, irregular root marks.
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