The inverted triangular face with prominent nose, joins to a broad, gently curving neck which widens towards the base. Minor chips.
These idols were made without the use of metal tools, but were instead ground and polished using emery from Naxos. They were seemingly intentionally broken in antiquity, alluding to a ritualistic use.
Anthony Quinn (1915-2001), Boston, Massachusetts, USA; acquired 1960-1970