A NEO-SUMERIAN BASALT FIGURE OF A MAN
Syria, Circa 2200 B.C.
The seated figure with broad features, the head with a bald pate, the large convex almond-shaped eyes thickly lidded, with a connected arching brow continuing into the line of the nose, small protruding lips and a rounded chin, on a short neck, the shoulders wide, the arms folded across the chest with the hands clasped, wearing a simple garment draped across his left shoulder leaving the right side of his chest bare, seated upon a throne
5¾ in. (14.6 cm) high