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Central Asian Antiquities

India, Stone Head, c. 10th Century A.D.

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AH59767. India, stone head, 9.5 cm tall, c. 10th century A.D., ex New Jersey collection, ex European dealer (c. 1980); $300.00 SALE PRICE $270.00


India, Stone Head, c. 10th Century A.D.

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AH59768. India, stone head, 9 cm tall, c. 10th century A.D., ex New Jersey collection, ex European dealer (c. 1980); $300.00 SALE PRICE $270.00 ON RESERVE


Indus Valley, Terracotta Mother Goddess Bust, 3rd Millennium B.C.

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Fertility cults were common in the prehistoric cultures of the Indus Valley and the adjacent regions. Invariably female figurines were involved, which are commonly referred to as Mother Goddesses. Female figurines made in terracotta have been found in a large number sites including Nausharo in the Kacchi Plains of Eastern Baluchistan, Nindowari in the Baluchistan Highlands, and Moenjodaro and Harappa in the Indus River Valley.
AE61831. Mother goddess bust, fragment from full figure, $180.00 SALE PRICE $162.00







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REFERENCES

Casal, J.-M. "Mundigak: l'Afghanistan ŗ l'aurore des civilisations" in Archeologia, No. 13, Nov. 1966, pp. 30 - 37.
Tripathi, V. & Srivastava, A.K. The Indus Terracottas. (New Delhi, 2014).
Urmila, S. Terracotta Art of Rajasthan (From Pre-Harappan and Harappan Times to the Gupta Period). (New Delhi, 1997).
Zwalf, W. ed. Buddhism Art and Faith. (New York, 1985).

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