Western Asiatic Bone Demon Plaque


A bone plaque in the form of a male demon head with a beard and horns. The plaque has recessed eyes for inlay, a furrowed brow, and flared nostrils.

Date: Circa 1st Millennium BC
Provenance: Property of a London gentleman; acquired from a major Mayfair gallery; acquired on the London art market before 2000.
Condition: Fine condition.

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SKU: AS-3089 Category: Tag:

A demon is an evil, supernatural being in religion, occultism, mythology, and folklore. In ancient Near Eastern religions, demons were considered to be spiritual entities: one form of harm inflicted on unfortunate individuals was the possession of the soul, for which exorcism would be required.

Weight 3 g
Dimensions H 3 cm



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