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Early–Middle Bronze Age Three-Headed Figurine from Syria.

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Early–Middle Bronze Age three-headed figurine from Syria. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Provenance: Formerly collection of the Comtesse de Fontmarin; acquired by the Museum in 1955, purchased from Mrs. Jacques Lindon, New York.

Period:
Early–Middle Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2200–1750 B.C.
Geography:
Syria
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3.75 x 2.06 in. (9.53 x 5.23 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.188

References: Muscarella, Oscar W. 1981. Ladders to Heaven: Art Treasures from Lands of the Bible. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, pp. 229-230.

Looks very much like other Eye idols from Tell Brak, so I tentatively assign it there.

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