Torso of a large Mehrgarh goddess
Indus Civilization, Mehrgarh style, Pakistan, 3000-2500 BC
Height : 10 cm
Provenance : A. Eskenasy collection, Paris
Publication : "A Passage Through Asia"
(M. Doustar, 2015), n°2
The ideal of beauty as depicted in female figures of the Neolithic period (pinched waist, broad hips, round breast...) has an obvious esthetical affinity with those of later dynasties, such as the Gupta.
Price : 700 euros