Cypriot cruciform idol pendant

Picrolite
Cyprus, circa 3rd millennium BC.
H.: 5.5 cm

It consists of a long neck topped by a ring, which depicts the head. Perpendicular to the rest of the body, the arms are marked with a grid pattern. Small incised lines indicate the legs and toes.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr Giancarlo Ligabue (1931–2015), acquired prior to 1998