A Mother Goddess Figurine, Mehrgarh
Indus Civilization, Mehrgarh style, Pakistan, 3000-2500 BC
Terracotta, Height : 11 cm
Provenance : Private collection, London.
Publication : "A Passage Through Asia"
(M. Doustar, 2015), n°1
These female figurines, often labelled as “Mother Goddess”, were found in almost all households, indicating the presence of a cult related to goddess worship and fertility rituals.
This striking example has very minimalistic features and a owl-like face which gives it a haunting presence.
Price : 1.700 euros