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.