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A PHOENICIAN BRONZE BUST OF A GODDESS
A PHOENICIAN BRONZE BUST OF A GODDESS

CIRCA 7TH CENTURY B.C.

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A PHOENICIAN BRONZE BUST OF A GODDESS
CIRCA 7TH CENTURY B.C.
Depicted wearing a tightly-fitted sheath with a wide double-banded collar, and a flat headcloth over her echeloned plaits, curls along her forehead, the eyes and brows deeply recessed to receive now-missing inlays, with a broad nose and straight mouth
8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Swiss Art Market, 1980s.

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For a stylistically similar figure, now in Paris, see p. 62 in Caubet and Bernus-Taylor, The Louvre, Near Eastern Antiquities.

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