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Anatolian bronze bull standard, 2300 B.C.   Solid cast, the bull with all four legs angled in, the hooves detailed, each leg joined to a branch of the standard top that merges into a single vertical post, the cylindrical body expanding at the rear haunches, the genitalia delineated, the long neck projecting forward, a ring collar high on the neck, cylindrical head with a flattened muzzle with raised pellet eyes, large upraised horns and rounded ears, 21 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian bronze bull standard, 2300 B.C. Solid cast, the bull with all four legs angled in, the hooves detailed, each leg joined to a branch of the standard top that merges into a single vertical post, the cylindrical body expanding at the rear haunches, the genitalia delineated, the long neck projecting forward, a ring collar high on the neck, cylindrical head with a flattened muzzle with raised pellet eyes, large upraised horns and rounded ears, 21 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, 3rd millenium B.C. Kusura type, Apeiranthos type, Beycesultan type, 14 cm longest. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, 3rd millenium B.C. Kusura type, Apeiranthos type, Beycesultan type, 14 cm longest. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, Stargazer heads, Chalcolitic period, 3200-2500 B.C. Of Kylia type, aach from a full figure, with a broad backward tilting head on a narrow neck, some with a slender nose, knob eyes and small ears, in varying shapes, sizes and angles, 2.9 cm high for the largest. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, Stargazer heads, Chalcolitic period, 3200-2500 B.C. Of Kylia type, aach from a full figure, with a broad backward tilting head on a narrow neck, some with a slender nose, knob eyes and small ears, in varying shapes, sizes and angles, 2.9 cm high for the largest. Private collection

Stamped amphora handle, 3rd century B.C. Private collection

Stamped amphora handle, 3rd century B.C. Private collection

Anatolian bronze stag, 2300 B.C. This emblem of cult or power could have been affixed to a staff, standard or canopy pole or on a chariot, 18 cm high. George Ortiz collection

Anatolian bronze stag, 2300 B.C. This emblem of cult or power could have been affixed to a staff, standard or canopy pole or on a chariot, 18 cm high. George Ortiz collection

Anatolian bronze oxen on rings, 2300 B.C. The paired oxen illustrate with their two little rings on top of the yoke that real rings like those on which they stand were affixed to yokes and served as chariot rein-holders, 21 cm high. George Ortiz collection

Anatolian bronze oxen on rings, 2300 B.C. The paired oxen illustrate with their two little rings on top of the yoke that real rings like those on which they stand were affixed to yokes and served as chariot rein-holders, 21 cm high. George Ortiz collection

Anatolian marble idol, Early Bronze Age I/II, Beycesultan Type, 3200-2500 B.C. With rounded body flaring into triangular arms and slender tapering neck and head, 12 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, Early Bronze Age I/II, Beycesultan Type, 3200-2500 B.C. With rounded body flaring into triangular arms and slender tapering neck and head, 12 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Idol, Early Bronze Age II, Kusura Type, circa 3000-2500 B.C. Of highly abstract wafer-thin form, with rounded body, square shoulders, tapering neck, and elliptical head, 12.5 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Idol, Early Bronze Age II, Kusura Type, circa 3000-2500 B.C. Of highly abstract wafer-thin form, with rounded body, square shoulders, tapering neck, and elliptical head, 12.5 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian pottery vase, 2nd millennium B.C. The rounded vase tapering to the base and neck, with a flaring mouth, the red burnished ground decorated with black painted decoration composed of birds and cross-hatching around the shoulder, bands of zigzag and further birds around the body, 68 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian pottery vase, 2nd millennium B.C. The rounded vase tapering to the base and neck, with a flaring mouth, the red burnished ground decorated with black painted decoration composed of birds and cross-hatching around the shoulder, bands of zigzag and further birds around the body, 68 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Stargazer heads, Chalcolitic period, 3200-2500 B.C.   Of Kylia type, each broad backward-tilting stylised head on narrow neck, mounted together on stand, 5 cm high max. Private collection

Anatolian marble Stargazer heads, Chalcolitic period, 3200-2500 B.C. Of Kylia type, each broad backward-tilting stylised head on narrow neck, mounted together on stand, 5 cm high max. Private collection

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