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Small Near Eastern Bird, ex Cahn, 2nd Millennium BC

Small Near Eastern Bird, ex Cahn, 2nd Millennium BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1421417
Ostracon Ancient Art
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $280.00 
Hand-formed statuette of a small bird on a high foot. Compact head with pointed beak and hinted comb. Tiny punctures for the eyes and around the neck. The short body is followed by a broad, fanned tail with transverse and longitudinal grooves for the feathers.
Votive offering or toy.
Terracotta
Syro-Hittite, 2nd Millennium BC
H 4.3 cm (1.7 in)
L 3.3 cm (1.3 in)
Intact. Base with minor chips.
Ex Bonham’s London, 16.05.2002, lot no. 652.
Jean-David Cahn. Katalog 17. Tiere und Mischwesen V. Basel 2005. Lot no. 22.

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