Violin idol, Ancient Near East. circa 2700 - 2100 B. Representations of the agricultural fertility "Mother Goddess" were commonly buried in graves, particularly those of children, likely indicating a belief in life after death.
Uncommon art from Iran. Large Seated Woman and child. 12 in stucco. Perhaps the ancient Iranic goddess Anahita or a non-Islamic decorative figure. Seljuks were Islamic-Turks and their art contains Anatolian traditions