ostracon ancient art



Middle East Head of a Bearded Man, ca. 18th Century AD

Old terracotta head of bearded man wearing a fez-like headdress.

The shapely head with a straight nose, full lips, heavy lids and eyes open to slits. The receding forehead with bushy eyebrows. Very large ears.

For a related example, cf. Akiba Galleries, August 2023 live auction, lot no. 307.

Middle East, ca. 18th Century AD

Superb modeling, great condition. Broken at the neck level.

H. 4.9 cm (1.9 in)

Ex English private collection. Thence German art market, February 2016.

120 USD

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