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Ancient Art

Anatolian marble idol

2700–2100 B.C.

Marble

13.02 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.74
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Asia Minor, Anatolia
Period: 
Early Bronze Age
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Fortuna Fine Arts, New York; Erika Hughes, acquired from the above, 1996; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired by bequest from the above, 2014.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 386, 560, no. 512.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.