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Auction Closes At: 13:26:01 12/18/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 358. Sumerian Alabaster Demon Head
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $1,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,000.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Ancient Near East - Mesopotamia
Culture or Country: Sumer, Mesopotamia.
Period: Ca. 2nd millennium B.C.
Size: 1-7/8L. x 1-3/4W.

Description: Carved alabaster demonic head, probably depicting Pazuzu from Assyrian mythology. He was the king of the demons of the wind and the bearer of storms and drought. Carved with large recessed eyes, which probably originally held inlays, curved horns and pointed ears. Overall scattered light earthen deposits. Minor ancient chip on his right horn, otherwise intact. A rare and interesting example. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection. Ex. Private CT. collection, acquired from a German collection, Ruhr Valley; purchased from Gawain McKinley prior to 1980.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $75.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Sumerian Alabaster Demon Head

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. chico $1,000.00 1 12/18/2020 1:21:54 PM
2. Phivos $925.00 1 12/18/2020 1:21:01 PM
3. chico $900.00 1 12/18/2020 1:12:21 PM
4. Galba $750.00 1 12/18/2020 11:30:38 AM
5. chico $500.00 1 12/15/2020 1:46:46 PM

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