London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A SYRO-HITTITE TERRACOTTA CHARIOTEER
2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
The figure with hand to each horse head, standing within a chariot, cylindrical 'wheel' below the horses, rear 'wheel' missing, 3½ in. (9 cm.) high; three standing Syro-Hittite stylized figures with bird-like faces and applied staring eyes, each with elaborate hair style and necklaces, 2nd millennium B.C., 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high max.; four Phoenicio-Punic terracotta Tanit figures, the hooded female figures standing with right hand raised in benediction, the left arm held across the chest, 5th Century B.C., 7 in. (17.7 cm.) high max.; and six Egyptian glazed composition shabtis, Ptolemaic, 3rd-1st Century B.C., 3½ in. (9cm.) high max. (14)
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