Bird Effigy Votive Seal with an Intaglio - D.0110 - For Sale

Bird Effigy Votive Seal with an Intaglio - D.0110
Price: $1500.00
Originally an offering at the shrine of a powerful deity, this votive seal was discovered with a cache of relatedartifactsalong .Thecultmostlikelycenteredaroundanature god, one concerned with fertility and rebirth. Birds wereclearly mportant to this cult,perhaps beingassociatedwithhedeaofhesoul.Thissanextremelyfineexampleofearlyanimalsculpture. Depicting a stylized bird, its base bears the intaglio image of a bird. Pressed into softwaxorclay,Abstractandelegantyetcloselyobservantofnature,hisremarkablesealevokesavanishedworldatthedawnof Westernculture.-(D.00110)Votive Bird Sealwithan Intaglio-D.0110rigin:Lake Van,Anatolia Circa: 4000 BC to 3000 BCDimensions: 2.125"(5.4cm) highx.625(1.6cm)widex1(2.5cm)depth Collection:Near Eastern Style:Neolithic Medium:Dickit E

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