Human skull, originally plastered and painted. From the Neolithic settlement at Jericho, c.7000 BC. One of several from the site, all were found with bivalve shells inset for the eyes, except for this example with cowrie shells. This is thought by some to be one of the earliest human portraits and probably relates to a form of ancestor veneration. Excavated in 1955 at Jericho by Dame Kathleen Kenyon. Ashmolean Museum
Human Head -- Circa BCE -- Carved after the last Ice Age at the site of Eynan (in Hebrew)/Ain Mallaha (in Arabic) situated between the hills of Galilee & Lake Hula in the Levant, inhabited during the Natufian period.
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PinchukArtCentre presents the first in Eastern Europe, solo exhibition of Anish Kapoor, which presents a special selection of the best-known works by the artist, as well as new objects created specifically for the art center