South East European Neolithic mother goddess figure

M1

£450.00

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A highly schematic carved bone female figure, one side engraved with a pubic triangle and the other side undecorated except for a circular depression on one “arm”, perhaps intended for inlay.

Culture
South East Europe / Balkans, c. 4500-4000 BC

Size
7.8 x 2.5 cms

Condition
Minor ancient loss to one side of the foot otherwise intact with a worn tactile patina

Provenance
Ex. deceased estate, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; acquired late 20th Century

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