SUMERIAN HEAD OF A PRIEST 3rd millennium BC


WESTERN ASIATIC SUMERIAN HEAD OF A PRIEST 3rd millennium BC

A carved alabaster male head with long wavy hair combed back from the brow, scrolled ears, large eyes with central sockets. 1 kg, 12.5cm (5").

Condition Fair condition.

Provenance From an important North London collection formed before 1980.

Published Accompanied by an Art Loss Register certificate number ALR-8969(24).AR dated 1 April 2016.

Literature Cf. Aruz, J. Art of the First Cities. The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus, New York, 2003, item 25.

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