Ancient Art

Eye idol (smaller)

4th millenium B.C.

Alabaster

4.45 x 3.18 x 1.85 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in.)
Bequest of Erika and Thomas Leland Hughes, B.A. 1945, LL.B. 1949
2014.121.82
Culture: 
Syria, Tell Brak
Period: 
4th millenium B.C
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Phoenix Ancient Art, New York, 2008; Erika Hughes, acquired from the above, 2008; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2014.

Bibliography: 

“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.