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Votive silver figure of a man, Eastern Mediterranean, 5th/4th cent BC

Votive silver figure of a man, Eastern Mediterranean, 5th/4th cent BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1318453
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $650.00 
Sheet silver in the shape of a bearded man wearing a cloak rendered with diagonal folds.
Carefully embossed head with soft classical features, heavy moustache and beard and curled hair surrounded by a row of dots.
Pierced nipples, holes for fixation.
Silver
Eastern Mediterranean, 5th/4th Century BC
H. 9.3 cm (3.66 in)
Appealing item with missing extremities. Wrinkles along the neck and the waist.
Gerhard Hirsch Auktionen, Munich (Germany), September 2009 sale.

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