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

Stamped amphora handle, 3rd century B.C. 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

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, 3rd millenium B.C. The small schematic anthropomorphic idol of "violin" type, the face with a V-shaped chin, a grooved mouth, recessed eyes and a horizontal groove along the forehead, on a long neck, the arms rudimentary, with a curved waist and rounded lower body, a notch on either side, perhaps indicating legs, the head perforated horizontally, 14.3 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble idol, 3rd millenium B.C. The small schematic anthropomorphic idol of "violin" type, the face with a V-shaped chin, a grooved mouth, recessed eyes and a horizontal groove along the forehead, on a long neck, the arms rudimentary, with a curved waist and rounded lower body, a notch on either side, perhaps indicating legs, the head perforated horizontally, 14.3 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble two headed idol, 3rd millenium B.C. The disk shaped body embellished on one side with ornament, composed of rows of dotted circles divided by undulating ribbon, the top of an inverted triangle at the lower end, indicating the pudendum, vertical lines at the base of the long necks, surmounted by two joined triangular heads, each with circular eyes under M-shaped brows merging with a wide nose, 12.1 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble two headed idol, 3rd millenium B.C. The disk shaped body embellished on one side with ornament, composed of rows of dotted circles divided by undulating ribbon, the top of an inverted triangle at the lower end, indicating the pudendum, vertical lines at the base of the long necks, surmounted by two joined triangular heads, each with circular eyes under M-shaped brows merging with a wide nose, 12.1 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian bronze idol, 2nd millenium B.C. Stylized anthropomorphic votive with an ovoid head on a rectangular neck and projecting triangular arms, the face delineated on one side with m-shaped brows merging with the nose in high relief, pellet eyes below, the slit mouth incised, two rows of stippling arching above, one row curved up below, 17.3 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian bronze idol, 2nd millenium B.C. Stylized anthropomorphic votive with an ovoid head on a rectangular neck and projecting triangular arms, the face delineated on one side with m-shaped brows merging with the nose in high relief, pellet eyes below, the slit mouth incised, two rows of stippling arching above, one row curved up below, 17.3 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Kiliya idol, Chalcolitic period, 3300-2500 B.C. The stylized figure with a broad backward tilted head with small protruding eyes and ears and a slender raised nose, the thin elongated neck supported on broad sloping shoulders, folded forearms in relief, the torso delineated from the lower half of the body by a thin incised line across the hips running around the entire figure, three lines defining the pelvic region and legs on the front, 12 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Kiliya idol, Chalcolitic period, 3300-2500 B.C. The stylized figure with a broad backward tilted head with small protruding eyes and ears and a slender raised nose, the thin elongated neck supported on broad sloping shoulders, folded forearms in relief, the torso delineated from the lower half of the body by a thin incised line across the hips running around the entire figure, three lines defining the pelvic region and legs on the front, 12 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Idol Kusura Beycesultan variety, Early Bronze Age II, 3000-2500 B.C. The thin flat figure with a disk-shaped head on a long slightly-flaring neck, the notched side lock projecting on the right side of the head with oblique striations, the triangular arms offset from the circular body, 23.5 cm high. Private collection

Anatolian marble Idol Kusura Beycesultan variety, Early Bronze Age II, 3000-2500 B.C. The thin flat figure with a disk-shaped head on a long slightly-flaring neck, the notched side lock projecting on the right side of the head with oblique striations, the triangular arms offset from the circular body, 23.5 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

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

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