Indus Valley Earthenware twice fragment (head) mother goddess with bird-like features - 48×35×34 mm - (2)

Description
Indus Valley Earthenware twice fragment (head) mother goddess with bird-like features - 48×35×34 mm - (2)
3rd-2nd century BC

Two fragments of a hollow earthenware idol from the Indus Valley. Both fragments concern only the head of mother goddess with bird-like facial features. Both items were once part of a larger sculpture and are in a beautiful quality, with the facial features well preserved. Beautiful lot! Dating approximately 2000 BC.

1. dim. 48 x 35 x 34 mm, weight: 36 grams.
2. Measurements 49 x 42 x 35 mm, weight: 35 grams.

Origin information:
Bought in 2020 from a renowned Dutch art and antique auction, auction house V. Z. lot number 2564. Previous origin: from old Dutch private collection, collected approximately since the 1980s, exact date unknown.

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The lot is shipped registered and insured as parcel post.

Lot details
Culture
Indus Valley
Material
Earthenware
Number of objects
2
Object
twice fragment (head) mother goddess with bird-like features
Dimensions
48×35×34 mm
Century/ Timeframe
3rd-2nd century BC
Condition
Damage
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