bactrian stone idol

A Bactrian stone 'bag' 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.

 
Height: 10.24 in. (26 cm)Width: 9.45 in. (24 cm)Depth: 3.94 in. (10 cm)
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