12 December 2002
A SYRIAN BRONZE WARRIOR
Circa 1800 B.C.
From the "Simiriyan" Group, the stylized figure with bulging eyes wearing a fan-like crown, standing on a flaring cylindrical platform, carrying an axe in his right hand, a shield in the shape of an oxhide ingot in his left hand
5 1/8 in. (13 cm) high
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For the type see nos. 49-50 in Negbi, Canaanite Gods in Metal.
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