16 June 2006
A MINOAN BRONZE MALE VOTARY
LATE MINOAN III, CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.
Standing with his feet together on an integral plinth, his clenched right hand raised to his forehead in a gesture of adoration, his left hand at his side, with broad shoulders and a narrow waist, wearing a thick belt with a cod piece and flaring rear panel, a tenon below the plinth for insertion
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high excluding tenon
European Private Collection, 1982.
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For a related example with similar treatment of the garment see no. 60 in Ortiz, In Pursuit of the Absolute, Art of the Ancient World, From the George Ortiz Collection.
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