Canaanite Bronze Votive Figure of a Warrior or Deity
He stands frontally, dressed in a short tunic, his heavy plaited hair secured witha headband. His right arm bent at the elbow, he once held an adze or a spear before him. His eyes would have been inlaid.
Mid-2ND Millennium BC
Left arm lost. No repair or restoration. 12.7 x 2.8 x 3.4 cm (5 x 1 1/8 x 1 3/8"); 13.7 cm (5 3/8") including tang.
Ex: Middle Eastern private collection, acquired on the European market, 1970s. Thence, Connecticut private collection, Mrs. R.B, 1994.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.5
Comparandum:Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, no. VA 03312.