Lot 2343: Western Asiatic Bactrian Pillar Idol
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A carved limestone columnar idol with waisted body, convex underside, transverse slot to the upper face. Cf. Linenthal, P. Columns, Discs and the Creation of the World available at www.academia.edu/1004617. 2.7 kg, 22cm (8 3/4"). Property of a North London gentleman; acquired Pars antiques, in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.