Ancient Art

Eye idol (smaller)

late 4th millenium B.C.

stone

4.5 x 3.07 x 0.61 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.80
Culture: 
Syria, Tell Brak
Period: 
Late 4th millenium B.C
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

From the collection of Erika Hughes, Hughes Bequest.
Phoenix Ancient Art NYC 2008

Bibliography: 

“Discovering the Art of the Ancient Near East,” Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 68, no. 1 (2010): 42–43.

“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.