ACHAEMENID WORSHIPPER TORSO STATUETTE 5th century BC


WESTERN ASIATIC ACHAEMENID WORSHIPPER TORSO STATUETTE 5th century BC

A carved limestone statuette of a male worshipper with hands clasped at his waist, wearing a robe with fringed edge to the left shoulder passing under the right arm, draped over the left arm; standing barefoot on a rectangular base. 864 grams, 17.5cm (7").

Condition Fair condition.

Provenance From a London, UK, collection; acquired 1970s.

Literature Cf. Aruz, J. Art of the First Cities. The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus, New York, 2003, item 28.

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