Ancient Bactrian Stones

Bactria, Hindu Kush, Central Asia

2nd to 3rd Millenium B.C.

Ritual stone objects, all of waisted cylindrical form with a single groove to the upper surface.
Although the purpose of these objects is not known, they have been interpreted as idols due to their abstracted human form.

h 23 cm to 29 cm (9 in to 11.5 in)

Ex English private collection formed in the 1970’s

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