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Early Bronze Age, Western Anatolia?, 3rd Millennium BC
Marble, Overall: 17.2 x 6.5 x 6.3 cm (6 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.). Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund; John L. Severance Fund 1993.165
"The Stargazer" moniker was given to this diminutive marble sculpture because its upturned head looks toward the heavens. Details carved into the stone are visible while painted features have been lost to time. We do not know how this object was used, but its enigmatic nature invites speculation.
The Jewish Museum New York 1964, Thou Shalt Have No Other Gods Before Me (New York 1964) no.118.The Museum of Primitive Art (on loan from the Nelson Rockefeller Collection)Merrin Gallery "Masterpieces of Cycladic Art, March 8-April 12, 1990 (on loan from Harmon Fine Arts Collection)
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