CANAANITE BRONZE FLAT FEMALE IDOL

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CANAANITE BRONZE FLAT FEMALE IDOL

Flat cast female idol figure with small breasts, rounded head with large applied eyes, nose and mouth, holding one arm across her elongated body to her abdomen, one arm missing, standing on shortened legs

Ex priv. coll. F. O., Netherlands, acq. Tefaf 2003; before, Jacques Schulman BV, Amsterdam 1979.
H. 10,3 cm. Mounted on Perspex. Green patina

Early 2nd mill. BC., The ‘Syrian’ Group, so-called war gods figures

Cf. O. Negbi, Canaanite Gods in Metal, Tel Aviv University 1976, no.24

 4.250

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