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Syro-Hittite Female Figure, ex Cahn, 2nd Millennium BC

Syro-Hittite Female Figure, ex Cahn, 2nd Millennium BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1407130
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $680.00 
Hand-modeled female figure with bird-like facial features, including applied eyes and a pointed beak-like nose. At the nape a trapezoidal hair design fixed with a clay strip.
Her left arm placed over the chest, the other to her thigh. Wide angular shoulders. The neck enhanced with a collar of tiny beads.
The body in the shape of a simple column with slightly evert foot.
Terracotta
H. 10.4 cm (4.1 in)
Near Eastern, Syro-Hittite, 2nd Millennium BC
Intact and fine. Surface slightly worn and discolored.
Provenance: Herbert A. Cahn, Basel (1990s)
Ex inventory Herbert A. Cahn and Jean-David Cahn, Basel, until July 2019.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.
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