Bactrian idol

A Bactrian biconvex stone idol. Alongside column and staff idols these intriguing objects belong to the Bactria-Margana culture. An ancient civilization dating between the 3th and 4th millennium BC and occupying a large area between India and Afghanistan. It is believed objects like this were of spiritual importance referring to nature and fertility. This fascinating example is quite unusual in its shape and reminiscent to modernist sculpture (or the other way around). It has 2 custom stands, one for vertical and one for horizontal display.

 
Height: 13.78 in. (35 cm)Width: 3.94 in. (10 cm)Depth: 3.94 in. (10 cm)
Ref. 2000
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