Near Eastern Terracotta Female Idol

An ancient Near Eastern terracotta female schematic idol with applied breasts, triangular painted pubic area outlined with incised lines, and a hole at the navel; an opening at the top perhaps for insertion of a separately made head.

Late Neolithic,
Ca. 5000 - 4000 BC.
Height: 2 in. (5 cm).
Formerly in an American private collection.
Inv#: 8101
Guaranteed Authentic


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