Barakat Gallery
Login | Register | User Services | Search | Newsletter Sign-up
Barakat Gallery
HOME : Biblical Antiquities : Canaanite Artefacts : Canaanite Bronze Votive Sculpture
Click to view original image.
Canaanite Bronze Votive Sculpture - FZ.093
Origin: Jericho, Israel
Circa: 1500 BC to 1200 BC
Dimensions: 3.125" (7.9cm) high
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Bronze

$2,400.00
Location: United States
Purchase
Currency Converter
Place On Hold
Ask a Question
Email to a Friend
Previous Item
Next Item
Photo Gallery
Click photo to change image.
Print image
Description
The curving hips and diadem suggest that this is an Astarte fertility figure such as are more commonly found in clay. The little goddess is sketched in the most rudimentary fashion, yet her charms are evident. She opens her arms as if to embrace us. We are drawn in by her mystery, wondering who might have offered her to win favor from the goddess herself and whether this wish was granted so long ago. - (FZ.093)

 

Home About Us Help Contact Us Services Publications Search
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Security

Copyright (c) 2000-2019 by Barakat, Inc. All Rights Reserved

contact-form@barakatgallery.com - TEL 310.859.8408 - FAX 310.276.1346

coldfusion hosting