13 June 2000
AN ANATOLIAN MARBLE IDOL
circa 2700-2100 b.c.
The schematic idol with a flaring body, the lower edge convex, long tapering arms extending horizontally, with a narrow neck and disk head, the eyes drilled
26 in. (6.2 cm) high
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For a similar idol see no. 537 in Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades.
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