Near Eastern Bactrian stone male head A majestic Bactiran male head stone wearing a headband which features three engraved rosettes and .. Product #: FR-007 Regular price: $6,500.00 $6,500.00 In Stock
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Near Eastern Bactrian stone male head

Product Code: FR-007

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A majestic Bactiran male head stone wearing a headband which features three engraved rosettes and a serpentine. Semi-circular lines are engraved on the upper surface of the head, around an attahcment hole. The face features engraved details aush as big open eyes and mouth, while nose and ears are on relief. The ears are pierced: probably to hook up jewellery or earrings.

Bactria or Bactriana was the name of an historical region in central Asia. Bactria corresponds to the region of modern Afghanistan that lies north of the mountains...

A majestic Bactiran male head stone wearing a headband which features three engraved rosettes and a serpentine. Semi-circular lines are engraved on the upper surface of the head, around an attahcment hole. The face features engraved details aush as big open eyes and mouth, while nose and ears are on relief. The ears are pierced: probably to hook up jewellery or earrings.

Bactria or Bactriana was the name of an historical region in central Asia. Bactria corresponds to the region of modern Afghanistan that lies north of the mountains of the Hindu Kush. In the late third and early second millennium BC it enjoyed an age of prosperity because of its privileged status as a supplier of raw materials to Mesopotamia.

Period: 2nd millennium BC

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