Galerie Günter Puhze
Ancient Art

Object: 7111

Head of an idol

Early Cycladic I-II, 2800 – 2700 BCGrotta-Pelos culture, Louros Type

Fine grained marble. The highly stylized, triangular-shaped head of a Cycladic idol is tilted backwards. Characteristic of the Louros Type is the lack of facial features and nose.

Published: Catalogue Kunst der Antike 8, Freiburg im Breisgau 1989, no. 3

cf. Pat Getz-Preziosi, catalogue of the exhibition: Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1987, no. 13  
Jürgen Thimme, Kunst und Kultur der Kykladeninseln im 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr., Karlsruhe 1976, no. 80-86

Bavarian private collection of the 1980s.

H 4.2 cm

Price € 2.500