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Syro-Hittite votive pottery figure

£285.00

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A pottery votive figure in the form of a standing person with applied and incised bird-like features.

Culture
Northern Mesopotamia, Syro-Hittite, c. 1200-800 BC

Size
10.9 x 4.3 cms

Condition
Repaired on neck (break restored with pale brown plaster), minor losses as seen in the photographs. These figures were ritually broken and therefore seldom survive intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Kent, UK; formerly in a French collection acquired before 1970

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