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Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities

Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities
Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities
Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities

Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities   Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities

Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol. An ancient Western Anatolian marble female torso of a Kilia Idol (also known as a star-gazer idol). The hips are carefully incised to indicate the legs and the pubic triangle.

The Kilia idol takes its name from a site near Gallipoli on the European side of the Straits of the Dardanelles, where a number were initially found. The typical Kilia idol has a large head which seems to gaze upwards. The body is abstract with the arms indicated by notches at the sides. The pubic area is delineated by incised lines in fhe form of a triangle. The exact function of these idols is not known.

Formerly in a European private collection. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK. Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA).

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The item "Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Friday, September 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Greek".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York.

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  • Material: Marble
  • Provenance: Formerly in a European private collection.


    Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities   Anatolian Marble Star Gazer Idol Ancient Art & Antiquities