8 June 2001
A NEAR EASTERN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MAN
Circa 5th Century B.C.
The standing armless figure depicted nude, with an elongated torso, the sternum, collar bone and musculature stylistically delineated, the oval face with accentuated brow and over-sized eyes, with a smooth cap covering his head, his hair emerging from beneath along the forehead and the nape of the neck
5 1/8 in. (13 cm) high
J.J. Klejman, 1965, said to be from Susa
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For a similar one armed figure in silver found in Luristan see pl. 107E in Pope, ed., A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, vol. VII.
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