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5th millenium B.C., 7th millenium B.C.
H : 6.6 cm
Beige, Black, Brown
Complete, even if arms are lost. Superficial wear.
This face certainly represents a male figure; it shows some of the distinctive features of the Greek-Roman images known as “grotesque”, such as the big aquiline and pointed nose, the strongly marked, frowning eyebrows and the wrinkled forehead.
The huge spiraled horns are this figurine’s main feature both visually and because they enable us to confidently identify the species represented.
This statuette represents an adult, though beardless man with youthful features.
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