SYRO-HITTITE BRONZE IDOL

£600.00

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.

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