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Female idol with diagonally bent arms (Kiliya type)

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Female figurine, missing the head and legs. Kiliya type


By the mid 1990s: Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk Collection (said to have been purchased from a dealer in London or New York between the late 1980s to the mid 1990s); gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk to MFA, December 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela M. Berk

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Chalcolithic Period, about 4500–4000 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Northwest Anatolia


Height x width x depth: 3.6 x 3.1 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World