London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A SARDINIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MALE VOTARY
7TH-6TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing wearing a tall conical headdress and a cloak, a patera held out in his left hand, a tang below for attachment; an iron male figure, standing with elongated torso, wearing a pleated kilt, with short beard and large outstretched right hand, left hand missing, 8th-7th Century B.C.; and another iron alloy male figure with short kilt, standing with knees slightly bent, his spine indicated, his left arm held up at right-angles with fingers outspread, right hand missing, 7th-6th Century B.C.
4 in. (10.1 cm.) high av. (3)
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For a similar figure to item two, cf. J. Thimme, Kunst der Sarden bis zum Ende der Nuraghenzeit, Munich, 1983, p. 37, no 29.
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