SYRO-HITTITE BRONZE IDOL
Measurements: 13 cm - height
Description: A small bronze stylized votive statue of a male or female deity with raised hands. The figure is wearing a headdress and has a flattened face with a beak-like nose and wide eyes. It is discernible that the deity is wearing a collar and long robes. The headdress suggests that it is a depiction of a deity and relates to Syro-Hittite Levantine tradition. The item is mounted on a custom-made stand.
Reference: Harvard Art Museums
Provenance: Property of a London gentleman, acquired from a major Mayfair gallery. Acquired on the London art market before 2000.
Period: 2nd millennium BC
Condition: Very fine. Patina covers the surface.