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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    AN ANATOLIAN MARBLE IDOL

    EARLY BRONZE AGE II, CIRCA 2700-2100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ANATOLIAN MARBLE IDOL
    EARLY BRONZE AGE II, CIRCA 2700-2100 B.C.
    Of Kusura type, the square-shouldered body with long neck and disc-shaped head
    4 5/8 in. (11.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's London, 15 May 1965, lot 18; acquired by Peter Gimpel for Gimpel Fils, London.