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Sumerian steatite votive female figure

W25

£400.00

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A small fragmentary carved steatite votive figure in the form of a standing female offerant with hands clasped to her chest and wearing long robes.

Culture
Mesopotamia, Sumerian, late 3rd Millennium BC

Size
4.7 x 1.8 cms, 6.8 cms including stand

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs, the back of the figure is partially covered in accretions

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Locarno, Switzerland, acquired 1990; then with Galerie Serodine, Ascona, Switzerland.

Mounted on a stained hardwood display block

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