8 June 2004
AN ETRUSCAN OR UMBRIAN BRONZE MALE VOTIVE
CIRCA 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Cut out from sheet, the elongated and highly stylized figure with pointed legs, the arms held angled out to the sides, the right hand perforated for attachment of a now-missing attribute, the round head with incised facial features, the hair a cap of vertical striations, the phallus separately made and inserted
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high
with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1989 (Gods and Mortals, no. 30).
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