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A MATCHED PAIR OF NEAR EASTERN LIMESTONE “EYE IDOLS”

Of monumental scale, with incised details.

Mid-4TH Millennium BC

16 x 12 cm (6 1⁄4 x 4 3⁄4 inches)

 

Ex: 1980s’ market, with

1989 United Kingdom import documents, and British export license.

Cf. Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, accession no. 240‒202

 

# ne5459st

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.6-7