Danube Virtual Museum

Anthropomorphic statuette

Title: Anthropomorphic statuette
Site: Vinča
Location/Region: Belgrade
Chrolonology: 8000 BC - 4000 BC
Museum: Belgrade City Museum
Country: Serbia
Epoch: Late Neolithic
Culture: Vinča Culture
Closer Dating: 5th millennia BC
Material: Fired clay
Dimensions: H 6.7 cm
Bibliography: Bisеniја Pеtrоvić, Vеlibоr Kаtić i Мilоš Spаsić, Živоt u glini: nеоlitskа umеtnst nа tlu Bеоgrаdа, Bеоgrаd: Мuzеј grаdа Bеоgrаdа, 2009.

Description

The head of anthropomorphic figurine is in dark red color. The shape and facial features represented geometrically give an impression of a mask.