13 June 2000
A SYRIAN SERPENTINE CASTING MOLD
circa 18th-17th century b.c.
Carved with a figure of a goddess, depicted nude but for a necklace and a sun-disk on her head, a bird in either hand, standing upon a winged plinth
23/8 in. (6 cm) high
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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von Aulock, no. 356.
Ozguc, Türk Tarih Kurumu Yayînlarîndan, 5:10, tabula LXVII, 437 a, b.
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