Coptic bone doll

M88

£110.00

Available

A stylised doll carved from a section of bone with incised details.

These figures are often classified as dolls and may have served as inexpensive toys “recycled” from discarded animal bones.

Culture
Egypt, Coptic mid to late 1st Millennium AD

Size
3.9 x 1.5 cms

Condition
Intact

Provenance
Ex. estate of Robert Viola, New York, USA.

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