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Support with two ram protomes

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Cylinder branching into two ram protomes. The surface is decorated with incisions, and a hole is pierced in the upper surface at the branching of the heads.

Provenance

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

Early European, Balkan, Vinca, Chalcolithic Period, about 5000–4000 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Central Balkans

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.8 x 6.9 x 2.9 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.731

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture