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A nice terracotta votive figurine, Eastern Mediterranean, c. 1500 - 1000 BC, perhaps depicting Astarte, with columnar body and flared foot. The head is nicely detailed wearing an intricate headdress, the features well-modeled with large circular eyes and angular nose, the arms are folded with fists clenched at chest, a pair of large bracelets around each wrist. H: 3 7/8 in (9.8cm). A handsome example with nice style and earthen encrustation and mineral deposits. Ex New York private collection.


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Nice terracotta votive figurine, Eastern Mediterranean

Estimate $150 - $250Dec 07, 2019
Starting Bid $120
Montrose, CA, USA