ostracon ancient art



Near Eastern Bust of a Camel, 1st Millennium BC

Terracotta bust of a camel with protruding snout, slit mouth, pierced nostrils and applied eyes.

On top of the head the typical cap of hair. Wide neck and chest area, the back side with a central rib.

Fragmentary, rare and fine. Lime deposits and root marks. Old wood block mount.

H. 9.7 cm (3.8 in)
H. with stand 13.7 cm (5.4 in)

Ex New York collection, acquired 1970s-1980s.

420 USD

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