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Ancient Greece Cycladic Marble Head of Idol c.2500 BC

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Ancient Greece Cycladic Marble Head of Idol c.2500 BC

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Ancient Cycladic Marble Head ca. 2500-2400 BC. Size of the head without the stand 1 7/8 inches high. The lyre-shaped, slightly convex head has broad cheeks, a long aquiline nose set high up, a rounded and shallow chin. Evidence of root marks on the surface. Fine details. custom mounted on metal stand. Condition:perfect. Provenance: from the estate of Robert Thompson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bob represented the extensive dedication, scholarship, and attention to detail that the antiquity collecting community requires. Bob started collecting in the 1960s and dedicated a substantial portion of his time to the acquisition, attribution, and conservation of his collection. As is evident from the quality, artistic merit and historic interest of each artifact. SKU# B0278
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Ancient Greece Cycladic Marble Head of Idol c.2500 BC

Estimate $200 - $300
Dec 10, 2017
Starting Price $150
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0069: Ancient Greece Cycladic Marble Head of Idol c.2500 BC

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Est. $200 - $300Starting Price $150
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Lot 0069 Details

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Ancient Cycladic Marble Head ca. 2500-2400 BC. Size of the head without the stand 1 7/8 inches high. The lyre-shaped, slightly convex head has broad cheeks, a long aquiline nose set high up, a rounded and shallow chin. Evidence of root marks on the surface. Fine details. custom mounted on metal stand. Condition:perfect. Provenance: from the estate of Robert Thompson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bob represented the extensive dedication, scholarship, and attention to detail that the antiquity collecting community requires. Bob started collecting in the 1960s and dedicated a substantial portion of his time to the acquisition, attribution, and conservation of his collection. As is evident from the quality, artistic merit and historic interest of each artifact. SKU# B0278

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