25. A Fired Earthenware Female Idol

The Balkans, 5th–4th millennium BC
Size: 19 cm high

This figure belongs to a group of similar terracotta idols attributed to the Balkans. The results from scientific tests to establish its date are pending, but it belongs to a culture that extended along the North-Eastern Mediterranean and into the Balkans.

Private collection, Germany
Auction, Hamburg, 1979
Private collection, U.K.