NEOLITHIC BLACK POTTERY HEAD FROM AN IDOL Neolithic black pottery head from an idol, Black, with incised almond-shaped eyes, cheek line, raised nasal ridge, and pointed nose; perforations for earrings, and three additional perforations at the top-back of the head. Choice. Vinca Culture, Balkan area, ca. 5th Millennium BC H. 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm.)
Vinca is the largest and most comprehensively excavated Neolithic settlement in Europe. Between 4500 and 3500 BC it was a major prehistoric settlement. Thus, Vinca is a notion signifying nowadays the peak of Neolithic farming settled culture in Europe.