TWO CYCLADIC MARBLE PALETTES
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TWO CYCLADIC MARBLE PALETTES

EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2800 B.C.

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TWO CYCLADIC MARBLE PALETTES
EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2800 B.C.
5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) long max.
Provenance
The smaller palette: Erlenmeyer Collection, as stated in the 1996 publication.
Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner.
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Lot Essay

PUBLISHED:
P. Getz-Gentle, Stone Vessels of the Cyclades in the Early Bronze Age, Pennsylvania, 1996, p. 267, no. E26, pl. 43a.

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