A Syrian alabaster eye idol
Lot 123*
A Syrian alabaster eye idol
Sold for £675 (US$ 1,134) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Syrian alabaster eye idol
Circa 4th millennium B.C.
Tell Brak region, the head with incised lozenge-shaped eyes and eyebrows, set on a typical flattened plaque-shaped body, 1¼in (3.3cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Acquired by Edward Safani in the 1940s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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