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posted on Oct, 5 2017 @ 11:06 PM
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Doublepost...
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posted on Oct, 6 2017 @ 03:55 PM
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a reply to: NowanKenubi

No # - I did say that at the start of my OP -



posted on Oct, 6 2017 @ 04:05 PM
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originally posted by: tadaman
Phoenician maybe. The hairstyle is similar. Thats not a hat.

How about the footwear? The mother appears to be wearing some kind of flat black slipper similar to a kung fu slipper. That makes me think that it is probably not Hindu, since they have a very recognizable type of sandal.



posted on Oct, 6 2017 @ 04:09 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
Seriously though, do you have some reason to believe it is very old?

It does appear to be worn down on the top, and if it's a fired ceramic, it could take a fairly long time to wear down the paint and details on the top part. Although, I suppose the same thing could happen relatively quickly if it was half buried with the top half exposed to the elements.

Household fertility goddess?



posted on Oct, 7 2017 @ 02:16 PM
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Looks slightly reptilian to me as well but that could just be the mind playing tricks. I get what you mean by the reptilian child and that slipper Blue Shift has mentioned looks like it could be a tail. It certainly looks old, however, without definitive provenance, we could play guessing games all night.

This is a conspiracy site, after all.




posted on Oct, 11 2017 @ 09:48 AM
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i think thats not real. there is a man probably in macedonia that is making many many fakes of european idols that are all worn/aged the same way. some of them are pretty good imaginings of things one might find.

some of his work...
www.frru2.altervista.org...

he has sold many but he gets greedy and wants to sell the whole lot [70 or so] sometimes. says his grandfather left them to him. he is in france.

peace
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posted on Oct, 11 2017 @ 03:31 PM
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originally posted by: Parta
i think thats not real. there is a man probably in macedonia that is making many many fakes of european idols that are all worn/aged the same way. some of them are pretty good imaginings of things one might find.

some of his work...
www.frru2.altervista.org...

he has sold many but he gets greedy and wants to sell the whole lot [70 or so] sometimes. says his grandfather left them to him. he is in france.

peace


Thanks for that link. Personally, I don't think it originates from there, there are significant differences. I can see where your coming from, The terracotta Female Holding an Infant. Found in Enkomi, Cyprus initially sprang to mind as did a few others. Thanks for the link
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posted on Oct, 11 2017 @ 04:35 PM
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originally posted by: DpatC

originally posted by: Parta
i think thats not real. there is a man probably in macedonia that is making many many fakes of european idols that are all worn/aged the same way. some of them are pretty good imaginings of things one might find.

some of his work...
www.frru2.altervista.org...

he has sold many but he gets greedy and wants to sell the whole lot [70 or so] sometimes. says his grandfather left them to him. he is in france.

peace


Thanks for that link. Personally, I don't think it originates from there, there are significant differences. I can see where your coming from, The terracotta Female Holding an Infant. Found in Enkomi, Cyprus initially sprang to mind as did a few others. Thanks for the link


the sprawling baby made me think of hacilar or even this greek piece. fat folded legs etc are standard neolithic greek/anatolian. the wrapped pointed head and elephant ears [usually pierced] are karanovo/gumelnita. its like someone smart might imagine a neolithic greek/balkan/anatolian idol could/might look but there are no parallels. its interesting and fun.

if its real it is figurative enough to be christies auctions material and it will make a surprising price. better than at sothebeys.

peace







 
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